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American statesman 1809-1865
If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
American author and educator 1923-1985
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
Charles F. Kettering
American inventor 1876-1958
A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
A reasonable amount o fleas is good for a dog - keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don't have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don't deny anything, I don't advocate anything, I just live with it.
Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
British economist 1842-1924
And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
American television journalist 1967-
Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
American industrialist 1863-1947
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
American writer and columnist
Census figures be damned: If you choose to be alone, you're destined to spend a certain amount of time wondering why.
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