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Bill de Blasio
American politician 1961-
At a certain point, particularly in his third term, Mayor Bloomberg lost touch with the people he was serving.
English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
English writer 1894-1963
At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Bad philosophers may have a certain influence; good philosophers, never.
Swiss artist 1879-1940
Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
American writer 1923-
Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
American actor 1965-1993
Because we do not know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. And yet everything happens only a certain number of times. And a very small number really.
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.
New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
Before confessing, be perfectly certain that you do not wish to be forgiven.
American writer and poet 1899-1977
Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as ''nymphets.''
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a certain potency of life in them, to be as active as the soul whose progeny they are; they preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of the living intellect that bred them.
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.
Italian writer and academic 1943-
But I don't think I have any particular talent for prediction, because when you have three or four elements in hand, you don't have to be a genius to reach certain conclusions.
American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq, whatever the strategy, cost and risks, is certain to divert us for some indefinite period from our war on terrorism.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
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