"Never apologize for showing feeling...When you do so, you apologize for truth."


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"The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it."

George Orwell
George Orwell "Shooting an Elephant"

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"Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

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"Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician."


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"Science increases our power in proportion as it lowers our pride."


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"An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one."


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"The true poet has no choice of material. The material plainly chooses him, not he it."


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"Lovers' quarrels are the renewal of love."

Terence
Terence "Andria"

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"Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans."


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"Physical prowess is for cowards; a little pain builds character."


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"The first victim of anger is the angry man."


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"This year, or this month, or, more likely, this very day, we have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "Mere Christianity"

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"Justice is simply the advantage of the stronger."


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"Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other."


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"Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment."

George Santayana
George Santayana "Life of Reason"

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"Perfection is a road, not a destination."


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"Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de
Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Flight to Arras"

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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."


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"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."


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"Not to be loved is a misfortune, but it is an insult to be loved no longer."


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"A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do."

Lois Wyse
Lois Wyse "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead."


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"Confess your sins to the Lord and you will be forgiven; confess them to man and you will be laughed at."


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"Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem."


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"In justifying cruelty to animals we put ourselves also on the animal level. We choose the jungle and must abide by our choice."

Clive Staples Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis "God In The Dock"

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"We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society."


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"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest."


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"God heals, and the Doctor takes the Fee."


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"There are people who are so full of common sense that they haven't the slightest cranny left for their own sense."


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"You'll catch a liar before you'll catch a cripple."


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"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."


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"Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers."


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"Fire and water have no mercy."


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"There are only two families in the world, the Haves and the Have-Nots."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

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"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."


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"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art."


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"If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers."

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens "The Old Curiosity Shop"

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"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."


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"Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do."

R. G. Collingwood
R. G. Collingwood "Speculum Mentis"

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"Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

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"There is no first world and third world. There is only one world, for all of us to live and delight in."


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"It is well that war is so terrible — lest we should grow too fond of it."


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"When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered."

Ryszard Kapusciński
Ryszard Kapusciński "A Warsaw Diary"

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"Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman.... It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities."


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"Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God."


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"The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he."


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"If Socrates lived and died like a philosopher, Jesus lived and died like a God."


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"Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow."


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