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We all agree now - by 'we' I mean intelligent people under sixty - that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else. Neither is a work of art. Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves.
Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.
And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder, they will perceive and find that it is neither words nor place that can advance them, but worth and merit.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Of two evils, choose neither.
Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.
Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator?
The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.
Leonardo da Vinci
Children should neither be seen or heard from - ever again.
W. C. Fields
Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
Without a moral framework, there is nothing left but immediate self-indulgence by some and the path of least resistance by others. Neither can sustain a free society.
I am neither pro- nor anti-gun. I am gun-conscious.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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