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French artist 1798-1863
A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.
A thing that has not been begun cannot be finished.Source: The art spirit
American statesman 1809-1865
A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
Cardinal De Richelieu
French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
French nobleman and chemist 1743-1794
A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
French aphorism writer 19th century
A woman's faults, be they never so small, cast a shadow which all her virtues cannot dispel.
French writer and philosopher
A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, because he is separated from it.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
German musician and composer 1714-1788
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
American writer 1956-
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
Canadian actress 1967-
After 'The Matrix,' I cannot wear sunglasses. As soon as I put them on, people recognize me.
American professor, writer
After all the black man has been through in this world, he can still often reach levels of spirituality the most pampered white man cannot touch. Maybe what he's been through is the reason why.
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