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Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are Democrats.
There is nothing so absurd that some philosopher has not already said it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
W. Somerset Maugham
Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?
A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
I heard what was said of the universe, heard it and heard it of several thousand years; it is middling well as far as it goes - but is that all?
Whoever degrades another degrades me, And whatever is done or said returns at last to me.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.
James A. Baldwin
I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse.
I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've said.
I think George Will is somebody that said recently that the Republicans will not lose, as a Republican, that the Republicans will not win the election. I think it was a terrible statement.
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, 'Get the hell off my property.'
I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
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