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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
English writer 1894-1963
The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
English poet 1792-1822
The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972
The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach 'one language.' No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
Unusually rapid growth cannot keep up forever; when a company has already registered a brilliant expansion, its very increase in size makes a repetition of its achievement more difficult.Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 7, Portfolio Policy: The Positive Side, p. 75
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
We cannot cheat on DNA. We cannot get round photosynthesis. We cannot say I am not going to give a damn about phytoplankton. All these tiny mechanisms provide the preconditions of our planetary life. To say we do not care is to say in the most literal sense that ''we choose death.''
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
''I can forgive, but I cannot forget,'' is only another way of saying, ''I cannot forgive.''
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
...human beings have religious needs. They have a need for a feeling of certitude in their minds about things they cannot control and they do not fully understand, and with humility, they admit they do not understand...Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
English poet 1612-1680
A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide.
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