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As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
You always want to quit while you are ahead. You don't want to be like a fighter who stays too long in the ring until you're not performing at your best.
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a long way.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.
Life, if well lived, is long enough.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in prayer he can, as it were, creep into God.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
Leonardo da Vinci
As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.
The Cuban people still live in constant fear of a brutal totalitarian regime that has demonstrated time and again its utter disregard for basic human dignity. The fight for a free Cuba has gone on for far too long.
I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn't personally sad about finishing a long job.
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
I meet with people all day long.
I was in civil society long before I was ever in politics or my husband was ever even elected president.
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
Despotism is a long crime.
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it.
When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
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