Quotes: horizon

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  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.

  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.

  • Konrad Adenauer
    Konrad Adenauer
    German politician 1876-1967
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    We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

  • Ernest Renan
    Ernest Renan
    French writer and criticus 1823-1892
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    As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.

  • Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.

  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    Four specters haunt the Poor - Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon of every workman in the land.

  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.

  • Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.

  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only those who keep their eye fixed on the far horizon will find their right road.

  • No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you.

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