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A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
– Leo C. RostenRate it:
A considerable percentage of the people we meet on the street are people who are empty inside, that is, they are actually already dead. It is fortunate for us that we do not see and do not know it. If we knew what a number of people are actually dead and what a number of these dead people govern our lives, we should go mad with horror.
– G. I. GurdjieffRate it:
A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics.
– Werner Heisenberg, Philosophical Problems of Nuclear Science, New York: Fawcett 1966, p.13Rate it:
A Conspiracy is like an Iceberg........there is a lot more to it than what meets the eye
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
A conspiracy, in short, is based on small groups with inherently competing interests. At some point in the evolution of the competition between two or more groups (and in some cases, within subversive groups), there are rumors or allegations made of sinister behavior or a secretive plot developed by the members or the leadership of the groups. Occasionally, the groups will have diametrically opposed goals and this leads to further subversion.
– Nicholas AlahverdianRate it:
A constitution defines the mindset of the people and the trend of the state; it also designs the impact, for the discipline of its institutions since as a key to all systems, not the arrangement.
– Ehsan SehgalRate it:
A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
– Arnold H. GlasgowRate it:
A contented mind is a continual feast.
– American ProverbRate it:
A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
– Titus Maccius PlautusRate it:
A corollary: There's many a slip twixt the grasp and the grip.
– Richard A. DumasRate it:
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
A correct method that has not yielded any desired results for many years has only fallen into the deaf ears.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities.
– HomerRate it:
A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
– German proverbRate it:
A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
– Primo LeviRate it:
A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
– Giuseppe MazziniRate it:
A country is not developed by constructing bridges, houses or roads but it is developed only if the brains of the people living in that country are developed, only if their level of culture is raised and only if an infinite importance is given to the science and to the knowledge!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
A country losing touch with its own history is like an old man losing his glasses, a distressing sight, at once vulnerable, unsure, and easily disoriented.
– George WaldenRate it:
A country which proposes to make use of modern war as an instrument of policy must possess a highly centralized, all-powerful executive, hence the absurdity of talking about the defense of democracy by force of arms. A democracy which makes or effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
– Aldous HuxleyRate it:
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
– Benjamin FranklinRate it:
A couple should never ever involve outsiders to resolve their marital problem and especially wife's mother called Mama in English and husband's maternal uncle called Mama in Hindi else both will ruin their married life.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.
– Henry Waldorf FrancisRate it:

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