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Something that's seldom appreciated about me is that I am in sympathy with a great deal of what Marx wrote, except that I'm on the side of the bourgeoisie.
You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.
A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript.
We probably wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do.
For life is but a dream whose shapes return, some frequently, some seldom, some by night and some by day.
People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done.
People's ability to forget what they do not want to know, to overlook what is before their eyes, was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time.
W. G. Sebald
When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.
E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
Things which do not require effort of some sort are seldom worth having.
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax
If you were to plot my success or failure, it goes, it very seldom stays on a high plateau.
I don't get recognised in London or at home either - very seldom anyway. Either that or I look so crazy no one wants to come up to me.
What if democracy does not serve liberty? This question is seldom asked in the West, where democracy is often seen as synonymous with liberalism.
Now, occultism is not like mystic faculty, and it very seldom works in harmony either with business aptitude in the things of ordinary life or with a knowledge of the canons of evidence in its own sphere.
A. E. Waite
Very seldom in my fiction have I directly used the stories people have told me. I think ripping off people's lives in fiction is dangerous. It also lacks imagination.
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living.
A. E. van Vogt
I have always believed that national character... depends more on the female part of society than is generally imagined. Precepts from the lips of a beloved mother... sink deep in the heart, and make an impression which is seldom entirely effaced.
The conductor's gift does not always go hand in hand with that of composition; indeed, the union is found much more seldom than is popularly believed.
It is seldom in life that one knows that a coming event is to be of crucial importance.
Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them.
Catherine Drinker Bowen
In serial music, the series itself is seldom audible... What I'm interested in is a compositional process and a sounding music that are one in the same thing.
Growing up in Rhode Island, I dreamed of a career in law enforcement. That hasn't worked out exactly as I had planned, but life seldom does.
Persons who are born too soon or born too late seldom achieve the eminence of those who are born at the right time.
For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, that, really, one has no time to mind the stage. One merely comes to meet one's friends, and show that one's alive.
Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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