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The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself - limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be.
Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent.
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
T. S. Eliot
He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.
M. C. Escher
Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects.
The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Time discovers truth.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!
Henry Ward Beecher
The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
Jean de la Bruyere
There comes a time in the seeker's life when he discovers that he is at once the lover and the beloved.
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
Pearl S. Buck
Someone who always has to lie discovers that every one of his lies is true.
The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way.
Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money.
One is always considered mad, when one discovers something that others cannot grasp.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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