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Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive.
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
E. B. White
In one way, I suppose, I have been 'in denial' for some time, knowingly burning the candle at both ends and finding that it often gives a lovely light.
You just can't beat the person who never gives up.
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
If life gives you limes, make margaritas.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.
God gives some more than others because some accept more than others.
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter.
John D. Rockefeller
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
Sex is. There is nothing more to be done about it. Sex builds no roads, writes no novels and sex certainly gives no meaning to anything in life but itself.
Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity.
Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
Mary Catherine Bateson
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
'Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.
Michel de Montaigne
Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
The true civilization is where every man gives to every other every right that he claims for himself.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Sometimes I think that a parody of democracy could be more dangerous than a blatant dictatorship, because that gives people an opportunity to avoid doing anything about it.
Aung San Suu Kyi
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