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Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
Henry David Thoreau
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
You have to wonder at times what you're doing out there. Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
There exists only the present instant... a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand years hence.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people.
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.
e. e. cummings
Now don't say you can't swear off drinking; it's easy. I've done it a thousand times.
W. C. Fields
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
E. O. Wilson
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.
Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
J. K. Rowling
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
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