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Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man.
Boy, those French: they have a different word for everything!
Ah! yes, I know: those who see me rarely trust my word: I must look too intelligent to keep it.
Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter.
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
The word is the Verb, and the Verb is God.
Without vanity, without coquetry, without curiosity, in a word, without the fall, woman would not be woman. Much of her grace is in her frailty.
Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.
'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.'
I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.
So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it. You say the word too much and it becomes cheap.
Failure is a word unknown to me.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
The word 'racism' is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything - and demanding evidence makes you a 'racist.'
Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
e. e. cummings
In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.
Robert E. Lee
The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
Simone de Beauvoir
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
'Worry' is a word that I don't allow myself to use.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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