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Few influential people involved with the Internet claim that it is a good in and of itself. It is a powerful tool for solving social problems, just as it is a tool for making money, finding lost relatives, receiving medical advice, or, come to that, trading instructions for making bombs.
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All his anxiety resolved itself into a sigh and dissolved into apathy and drowsiness (Obolomov)
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Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.
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The one great principle of the English law is, to make business for itself.
View quotes by Charles Dickens

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself (Carnets)
View quotes by Albert Camus

Human freedom is realised in the adoption of humanity as an end in itself, for the one thing that no-one can be compelled to do by another is to adopt a particular end. - 'Metaphysical Principles of Virtue'
View quotes by Imannuel Kant

History always repeats itself twice: first time as tragedy, second time as farce.
View quotes by Karl Marx

You see, my good friend, how much we are the creatures of situation and circumstance, and with what pliant servility the mind resigns itself to the impressions of the senses, or the illusions of the imagination
View quotes by Lady Morgan

The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him.
View quotes by Claude Levi-Strauss

The wish for prayer is a prayer in itself
View quotes by Georges Bernanos

Whatever a man prays for, he prays for a miracle. Every prayer reduces itself to this: Great God, grant that twice two be not four
View quotes by Ivan Turgenev

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
View quotes by Marcus Aurelius

The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself- always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
View quotes by Jimmy Carter

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either [aristocracy or monarchy]. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
View quotes by John Adams

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself
View quotes by Johann Sebastian Bach

When the mind withdraws into itself and dispenses with facts it makes only chaos.
View quotes by Edith Hamilton

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
View quotes by Franklin D Roosevelt

Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear (Leaving Belfast)
View quotes by Andrew Motion

'Life itself is the most wonderful faery tale.'
View quotes by Hans Christian Andersen

America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself.
View quotes by Georg W Hegel

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
View quotes by John Milton

A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.
View quotes by David Ogilvy

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
View quotes by Lord Acton

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
View quotes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself. - Maxims
View quotes by Publilius Syrus

Though ambition itself be a vice, yet it is often times the cause of virtues.
View quotes by Quintilian

Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
View quotes by George Santayana

Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.
View quotes by George Santayana

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.
View quotes by Peter Ustinov

Nature itself may be heartless and free of desires, but amongst the creatures it has thrown up are some which are not heartless, and not free of desires. [Ruling Passions]
View quotes by Simon Blackburn

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