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I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.
– Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003Rate it:
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
– Bill GatesRate it:
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
– ThemistoclesRate it:
I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man.
– Themistocles, from Plutarch, LivesRate it:
I chose and my word was shaken. So what? The choice may have been mistaken — the choosing was not. Just keep moving on...
– Stephen Sondheim, Sunday in the Park with George (1984), Act 2Rate it:
I chose not to choose life
– Sang-sun YiRate it:
I claim the right to contradict myself. I don't want to deprive myself of the right to talk nonsense, and I ask humbly to be allowed to be wrong sometimes.
– Federico FellniRate it:
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
– Erma BombeckRate it:
I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can you can't do any better.
– Harry S TrumanRate it:
I come to you in peace. I did not bring artillery, but I am pleading with you, with tears in my eyes; if you f*** with me, I will kill you all.
– James MattisRate it:
I concede
– Richard Milhous NixonRate it:
I conceive the essential task of religion to be "to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind".
– Robert MillikanRate it:
I conceive the essential task of religion to be to develop the consciences, the ideals, and the aspirations of mankind.
– Robert MillikanRate it:
I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream.
– Vincent Van GoghRate it:
I consider being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill.
– Samuel ButlerRate it:
I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
– Niccolò MachiavelliRate it:
I consider it a public duty to answer falsifications with facts. I will not pretend that I find this an unpleasant duty. I am an old campaigner, and I love a good fight.
– Franklin Delano RooseveltRate it:
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
– Charles SchwabRate it:
I consider myself an average man, except in the fact that I consider myself an average man.
– Michel de MontaigneRate it:
I consider myself bilingual, I know enough Spanish to order off the menu at Taco Bell.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
– Stephen RobertsRate it:
I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence.
– J. R. R. TolkienRate it:
I could be content that we might procreate, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition it is the most foolish act a wise man commits in all his life.
– Sir Thomas BrowneRate it:

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