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The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit.
All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much true.
Well, let me tell you, ants are the dominant insects. They make up as much as a quarter of the biomass of all insects in the world. They are the principal predators. They're the cemetery workers.
E. O. Wilson
Hosting the Oscars is much like making love to a woman. It's something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town.
It's much easier to cheat than it is to be loyal. Everyone goes through down times. You just don't put yourself in those situations, you know?
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
I don't think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
Being grown up and in a serious relationship, I've learned so much. I'm happier than I've every been.
As much horror as we have always created, we are a species that keeps moving forward, seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey.
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much.
To be educated, a person doesn't have to know much or be informed, but he or she does have to have been exposed vulnerably to the transformative events of an engaged human life.
Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom.
Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen.
The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
There is no real limit to how much better a person who really commits to getting better can get. Every manager has the potential to become an excellent manager for the rest of his or her career.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach.
I'm embarrassed every time I look a teacher in the eye, because we ask them to do so much for so little.
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due - she reminds us too much of a prima donna.
E. M. Forster
Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you.
Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Miguel de Cervantes
And I cannot tell you how much I appreciate that because the days are long, the road is hard, the trials are there and I never know when, I have this little gray cloud that's over my head, when it's gonna start raining on me again. And I do need everyone's prayers. But I also believe that we're here for a purpose, and Mitt is prepared.
Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.
Love is said to be blind, but I know some fellows in love who can see twice as much in their sweethearts as I do.
The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.
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