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The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
Honor lies in honest toil.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
Racism oppresses its victims, but also binds the oppressors, who sear their consciences with more and more lies until they become prisoners of those lies. They cannot face the truth of human equality because it reveals the horror of the injustices they commit.
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
The purpose of terrorism lies not just in the violent act itself. It is in producing terror. It sets out to inflame, to divide, to produce consequences which they then use to justify further terror.
He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.
There are lies, damned lies and statistics.
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
I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
Susan B. Anthony
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
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.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.
Richard von Weizsaecker
I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
I believe our legacy will be defined by the accomplishments and fearless nature by which our daughters and sons take on the global challenges we face. I also wonder if perhaps the most lasting expression of one's humility lies in our ability to foster and mentor our children.
Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is the one they would like to show to the world... Every so often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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