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British criticus 1903-1974
Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.
First president of the US 1732-1799
I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
A Pike, in the California dialect, is a native of Missouri, Arkansas, Northern Texas, or Southern Illinois. The first emigrants that came over the plains were from Pike County, Missouri; but as the phrase, 'a Pike County man,' was altogether too long for this short life of ours, it was soon abbreviated into 'a Pike.'
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
American poet 1885-1972
As a bathtub lined with white porcelain, when the hot water gives out or goes tepid, so is the slow cooling of our chivalrous passion, o my much praised but-not-altogether-satisfactory lady.
Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us.
American feminist writer 1934-
Feminism starts out being very simple, and it ends up being a world view that questions hierarchy altogether.
American legal scholar 1954-
For business, government, and education, the lesson is clear: People ought to be relying far more on objective information and far less on interviews. They might even want to think about scaling back or cancelling interviews altogether. They'll save a lot of time - and make better decisions.
American author 1923-1999
Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.
Scottish Economist 1723-1790
Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.
English essayist 1775-1834
He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Humans are good, she knew, at discerning subtle patterns that are really there, but equally so at imagining them when they are altogether absent.Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 3