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To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sometimes a concept is baffling not because it is profound but because it is wrong.
E. O. Wilson
What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
Simone de Beauvoir
The world has entered an era of the most profound and challenging change in human history.
While overeating would be seen by some as an indulgence of self, it is in fact a profound rejection of self. It is a moment of self-betrayal and self-punishment, and anything but a commitment to one's own well-being.
Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.
Richard M. Nixon
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
The most profound statements are often said in silence.
When does life start? When does it end? Who makes these decisions?... Every day, in hospitals and homes and hospices... people are struggling with those profound issues.
I'm such a profound believer that timing is everything; I would tattoo that on my arm.
You cannot do anything without God. It's a profound and elemental truth. Not, you cannot do most things without God. You will not be able to do anything that you want, truly, in fulfillment, without God.
There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
Sun-worship and pure forms of nature-worship were, in their day, noble religions, highly allegorical but full of profound truth and knowledge.
Whether you reach a lot of people or have a profound impact on a few people, their memories of you are your afterlife.
The realization that I may have only a few good years remaining has hit me with real force, and I have done a lot of thinking as a result. I would like to have come up with something profound, but I haven't.
Life should be blissful, and blissful doesn't mean just a small happiness. It's huge. It is profound.
I want to poke holes in the erroneous beliefs about what fame provides. It won't raise your self-esteem, it won't create profound connection, it's not going to heal your childhood traumas, it's only going to amplify them. You're going to be subject to a lot of criticism and praise, both of which are violent in their own ways.
Women seem not to understand, or underestimate, the profound power they have over their husbands.
A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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