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The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
Alexis de Tocqueville
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Henry David Thoreau
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.
John F. Kennedy
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