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One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
We have a problem. 'Congratulations.' But it's a tough problem. 'Then double congratulations.'
W. Clement Stone
The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
Thomas J. Watson
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger.
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
No slavery can be abolished without a double emancipation, and the master will benefit by freedom more than the freed-man.
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
Jean de La Fontaine
If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
A politician is a man who will double cross that bridge when he comes to it.
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
Emile M. Cioran
I don't want to get into the 'who's a hostage-taker' discussion here, but what is the estate tax? It's a double tax on death. Economists will tell you that it's really not a tax that soaks the rich, but it's a tax on capital that deprives business investment and therefore job creation.
When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.
W. H. Auden
I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.
William H. Macy
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy.
I think if you're the son or daughter of successful actors and actresses, it's a double pressure. More is expected of you.
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