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Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
William Butler Yeats
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
Leadership can not be measured in a poll or even in the result of an election. It can only be truly seen with the benefit of time. From the perspective of 20 years, not 20 days.
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
For far too long the world's poorest people have seen no benefit from the vast natural resources in their own backyards. It is time to end the injustice where ordinary people are silent witnesses, left to suffer without basic services, as the profits from their countries' assets are hidden and plundered by corrupt regimes.
I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I'm gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
God not only plays dice, but also sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.
E. O. Wilson
Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.
Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.
There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Men's magazines often feature pictures of naked ladies. Women's magazines also often feature pictures of naked ladies. This is because the female body is a beautiful work of art, while the male body is hairy and lumpy and should not be seen by the light of day.
I have often seen people uncivil by too much civility, and tiresome in their courtesy.
Michel de Montaigne
I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen, like, a sunset.
None of what Barack Obama is doing or wants to do to this country is anything the rest of the world hasn't seen before and already failed at.
It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.
Michel de Montaigne
There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.
What other culture could have produced someone like Hemmingway and not seen the joke?
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.
I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie.
The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.
Alexis de Tocqueville
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn't make it worse.
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
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