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We may have civilized bodies and yet barbarous souls. We are blind to the real sights of this world; deaf to its voice; and dead to its death. And not till we know, that one grief outweighs ten thousand joys will we become what Christianity is striving to make us.
– Herman Melville
We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
– Charles Caleb Colton
We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
– Charles Caleb Colton
We may like the honey without liking the bee, but this will not be ethical!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
We may live without her, and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her. How cold is all history, how lifeless all imagery, compared to that which the living nation writes, and the uncorrupted marble bears
– John Ruskin
We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity.
– Isadora Duncan
We may not be able to get certainty, but we can get probability, and half a loaf is better than no bread.
– Clive Staples Lewis
We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex--but Congress can.
– Cullen Hightower
We may not know the whole story in our lifetime. (On assassination of President John F Kennedy(
– Earl Warren
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
– Bern Williams
We may pretend that we're basically moral people who make mistakes, but the whole of history proves otherwise.
– Terry Hands
We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lost sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way.
– Gloria Gaither
We mean that man first of all exists, encounters himself, surges up in the world – and defines himself afterwards.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
We measure everything by ourselves with almost a necessary conceit.
– Dejan Stojanovic
We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
– Jane Austen
We might do well to contain our elation at seeing the light at the end of the tunnel until we are certain it is not some guy on a motorcycle coming straight at us.
– Tom Fitzgerald
We might hypothetically possess ourselves of every technological resource on the North American continent, but as long as our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be revolutionary but not transformative.
– Adrienne Rich
We might make mistakes but we will make other things too.
– Michael Joseph Savage
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.
– Unknown
We mortals with immortal minds are only born for sufferings and joys, and one could almost say that the most excellent receive joy through sufferings.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
We most often go astray on a well trodden and much frequented road.
– Seneca
We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.
– Bette Davis
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
– Martin Luther King Jr.
We must accept that this creative pulse within us is God's creative pulse itself.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce

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