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In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.
I wanted to be a neurologist. That seemed to be the most difficult, most intriguing, and the most important aspect of medicine, which had links with psychology, aggression, behavior, and human affairs.
It is a law woven into the nature of man, attested by history, by science, by literature and art, and by dally experience, that strength of mind and force of character are the supreme rulers of human affairs.
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
I talk about very serious human affairs but with a lightness of heart.
Human affairs are not serious, but they have to be taken seriously.
Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
Alphonse de Lamartine
Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs.
I probably owe my political dismay to New Labour, but also my growing sense that the satirical shape of human affairs is international and historical, not glued to the tawdry ambitions of a team of politicians who represent nothing but themselves.
Public opinion shapes our destinies and guides the progress of human affairs.
Frank B. Kellogg
We all resort to the ad hominem from time to time: in human affairs, it is difficult to avoid it, and probably not desirable. After all, our opponents are human. The proper use of an ad hominem argument, however, still requires evidence to back it up.
Language is a weapon of politicians, but language is a weapon in much of human affairs.
Stupid is a great force in human affairs.
P. J. O'Rourke
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
I'm sorry, I'm absolutely convinced that there is at the moment no realistic prospect for very much hope in human affairs.
There are, in human affairs, two kinds of problems: those which are amenable to a technical solution and those which are not. Universal health-care coverage belongs to the first category: you can pick one of several possible solutions, pass a bill, and (allowing for some tinkering around the edges) it will happen.
The history of mankind is confined within a limited period, and from every quarter brings an intimation that human affairs have had a beginning.
The spirit and determination of the people to chart their own destiny is the greatest power for good in human affairs.
The old Greeks dwelt on the tendency of human affairs to drift downwards irresistibly to unhappiness. Guilt - that is, untoward and often involuntary actions - pulls generation after generation heavily as lead down, down, down.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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