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Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned.
When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life.
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
Alexander the Great
Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder.
Robert H. Schuller
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
Creating whole departments of ethnic, gender, and other 'studies' was part of the price of academic peace. All too often, these 'studies' are about propaganda rather than serious education.
When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
Religion is not a department of life; it is something that enters into the whole of it.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he's a hero the whole time.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them.
I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.
I think a submarine is a very worthwhile weapon. I believe we can defend ourselves with submarines and all our troops back at home. This whole idea that we have to be in 130 countries and 900 bases... is an old-fashioned idea.
I'm the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it's still about the work.
I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to the Supreme Court, and look at the whole range of issues before making a decision.
The whole idea of our government is this: If enough people get together and act in concert, they can take something and not pay for it.
P. J. O'Rourke
Look, the whole world wants to modernize, and when you look to what they mean by modernizing, they mean Americanize. Would a modern Greek prefer to live in Orange County than Piraeus? Yes. Absolutely.
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
Alphonse de Lamartine
The average bright young man who is drafted hates the whole business because an army always tries to eliminate the individual differences in men.
Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture.
The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
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