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We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.
– Jennie Jerome Churchill
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love.
– Andre Maurois
We participate in a tragedy at a comedy we only look.
– Aldous Huxley
We pass the word around we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry we meditate over the literature we play the music we change our minds we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
– Lewis Thomas
We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.
– John W. Gardner
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
– Don Marquis
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
– La Bruyere
We played on the swing, that was when I roared with laughter, the fall was so wonderful! Indeed! I told the sisters about it so many times yesterday that they got quite fed up, but I could go on telling it masses of times ... What weather we've had! One could simply shout with joy.
– Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis that builds something within us—it simply reveals what we are made of already.
– Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, September 10
We presuppose two things that there is yet to be learned infinitely more than is now known, and that man can learn it.
– John Wood Campbell, Jr.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
– Author Unknown
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
– La Rochefoucauld
We protest against unjust criticism, but we accept unearned applause.
– Jose Narosky
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.
– Albert Camus
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
– Horace
We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We rarely think that people have good sense unless they agree with us.
– La Rochefoucauld
We rate experiences as good or bad;even when its the latter, we learn from them.Therefore all experiences are good.
– Mina Sidonie
We rather confess our moral errors, faults, and crimes than our ignorance.
– Goethe
We read frequently if unknowingly, in quest of a mind more original than our own.
– Harold Bloom
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.
– Jean de La Fontaine
We read that we ought to forgive our enemies but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.
– Francis Bacon
We really are 15 countries, and it's really remarkable that each of us thinks we represent the real America. The Midwesterner in Kansas, the black American in Durham -- both are certain they are the real American.
– Maya Angelou
We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly.
– Sophie Swetchine
We regard the photograph, the picture on our wall, as the object itself (the man, landscape, and so on) depicted there. This need not have been so. We could easily imagine people who did not have this relation to such pictures. Who, for example, would be repelled by photographs, because a face without color and even perhaps a face in reduced proportions struck them as inhuman.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

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