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An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan K. Simpson
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.
If God thinks proportionality is fair who are we to say that it is unfair?
For one thing, I don't think that anybody in any war thinks of themselves as a hero.
Nobody thinks of themselves as sexy, really. Some days you go, 'Hey, I'm not going too bad today.' But if you try and be sexy, you'll never be sexy.
I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.
In my twenties, I was obsessed with what other people thought of me. In my thirties, it's about my children, my husband, my work. In my forties, it's going to be about me, and I shan't care what anyone else thinks. I can't wait!
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
Clare Boothe Luce
Yes, I now that you feel you are not strong enough. That's what the enemy thinks too. But we're gonna fool them.
Even before I went to the UN, I often would want to say something in a meeting - only woman at the table - and I'd think, 'OK well, I don't think I'll say that. It may sound stupid.' And then some man says it, and everybody thinks it's completely brilliant, and you are so mad at yourself for not saying something.
One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks, and therefore the greater the playwright, the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.
A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.
A. P. Herbert
When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!
Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
An Englishmen thinks seated; a Frenchmen standing; an American pacing, an Irishman, afterwards.
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
W. H. Auden
The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.
Miguel de Unamuno
It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way. No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was.
The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.
D. H. Lawrence
Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing.
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny; he thinks he is in the world for something important, and it gives him drive and confidence.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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