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All progress is experimental.
John Chapman

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
Frank Crane

Afterwards, in the dusty little corners where London's secret servants drink together, there was argument about where the Dolphin case history should really begin
John Le Carre

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency
Margaret Fuller

Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
Kingsley Amis

The thundering voice that wrings, in one dark, damning moment, crimes of years!
James Gates Percival

In a certain sense all men are historians
Thomas Carlyle

The technology at the leading edge changes so rapidly that you have to keep current after you get out of school. I think probably the most important thing is having good fundamentals.
Gordon Moore

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder
George Washington

A new vision of development is emerging. Development is becoming a people-centered process, whose ultimate goal must be the improvement of the human condition
Boutros Boutros-Ghali

The younger generation of performers really enjoy their success. Its like they know their moment is here right now and probably won't be here in a few years.
Sheryl Crow

There are always opportunities through which businessmen can profit handsomely if they will only recognize and seize them.
J P Getty

Committee - a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done (Attributed)
Fred Allen

Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
Alistair Cooke

Love is a flame to burn out human wills,
Love is a flame to set the will on fire,
Love is a flame to cheat men into mire
John Masefield

'Tis the hard grey weather
Breeds hard English men.
Charles Kingsley

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak
Montaigne

Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a pattern in the development of his life story - a story that is basically without meaning or pattern.
Eric Hoffer

Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
Aldous Huxley

This is not good. The meeting was bad. Relations were bad. It was very hostile, even bitter... I don't like to see grown men bickering.
Bertie Ahern

Obviously there will be a sense of achievement... I suppose there will be some benefits to not writing Harry Potter books any more. So it is about fifty-fifty really
J K Rowling

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Arnold Toynbee

Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them!
John Gay

Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Rebecca West

All Englishmen are either kinky or queer.
Germaine Greer

I have enjoyed it all and I have some beautiful memories. I raced hard with great champions like Alain, who was my friend. And with Ayrton and Nigel and Michael, of course. We had some great races together and I was always proud to race them. [on retirement]
Jean Alesi

Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The past, with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, its punishments, is there for each of us forever, and it should be
Lillian Hellman

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Ayn Rand

Men in bowlers and dark suits with their rolled-up umbrellas. Men full of propriety, calm and proud, neat and noble.
Thomas Merton

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.
Jean Rostand

All share in the government of the world was denied for centuries to perhaps the ablest, certainly the most tenacious race that had ever lived in it
James Russell Lowell

Women are my best friends, my best audience. If I look out from the stage and see a lot of men, I know I'm in trouble
Paul Lynde

It was Adam Appleby's misfortune that at the moment of awakening from sleep his consciousness was immediately flooded with everything he least wanted to think about
David Lodge

His involvement [Chris Tremlett] with the Test squad has meant limited opportunities for him with Hampshire in recent weeks and as a consequence we feel that he is not at the top of his game at present
David Graveney

Outside of the chair, the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one.
David McFadden

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou

Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.
Dorothy Parker

It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
Arnold Palmer

It is in the country's best interest that Tony Blair rather than Michael Howard should form the next government.
Robert Jackson

The difference between having a Labour government for business to having a Tory government has been fairly negligible.
Richard Branson

Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.
Walter Benjamin

Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.
C S Lewis

Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Soren Kierkegaard

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton Wilder

Tomorrow every fault is to be amended; but tomorrow never comes.
Benjamin Franklin

Man... hath by nature a power .... to preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate - against the injuries and attempts of other men.
John Locke

Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.
Ronald Reagan



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