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What is a hero without love for mankind.
– Doris Lessing
What is a husband He is the one who, with a touch, can bring back the starlight and glow of years long ago. At least he hopes he can-don't disappoint him.
– Alan Marshall Beck
What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve:
The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

– Robert Herrick
What is a lie? It is to say what is real is not real. It is to deny the existence of what exists.
– Peter Nivio Zarlenga
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul I suppose this depends somewhat upon the size of the soul. I think there are cases where the trade would do.
– Josh Billings
What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets.
– Andre Malraux
What is a minority The chosen heroes of this earth have been in a minority. There is not a social, political, or religious privilege that you enjoy today that was not bought for you by the blood and tears and patient suffering of the minority. It is the minority that have stood in the van of every moral conflict, and achieved all that is noble in the history of the world.
– John B. Gough
What is a rebel A man who says no.
– Albert Camus
What is a scientist? We give the name scientist to the type of man who has felt experiment to be a means guiding him to search out the deep truth of life, to lift a veil from its fascinating secrets, and who, in this pursuit, has felt arising within him a love for the mysteries of nature, so passionate as to annihilate the thought of himself.
– Maria Montessori
What is a seer? A man who with luck tells the truth sometimes, with frequent falsehoods, but when his luck deserts him, collapses then and there.
– Achilles, Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis 955
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdad's of his dreams to rise from the dust.
– Salvador Dalí
What is a thousand years Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
– Alain
What is a throne? A chair; ornamented but a poisonous chair!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
What is a weed A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.
– Norman Douglas
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong.
– Norman Douglas
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.
– Ovid, Amorum, Book 2, 19, 3
What is an epigram A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What is art Nature concentrated.
– Honore' de Balzac
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
– Rabindranath Tagore
What is better than a peaceful man? What is worse than an aggressive man?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
– Henry David Thoreau
What is called good society is usually nothing but a mosaic of polished caricatures.
– Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel
What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
– Henry David Thoreau, in Walden, "Economy"

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