Quotes: clear

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  • First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
  • I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.

    Source: The Telegraph, 7 november 2014

  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    As soon as I get through with you, you'll have a clear case of divorce and so will my wife.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
  • A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
  • Steven Wright
    Steven Wright
    American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-
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    A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

  • Vernon Howard
    Vernon Howard
    Swiss actor 1914-1996
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    A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.''
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    Art is science made clear.
  • Ernst Fischer
    Ernst Fischer
    Austrian journalist, writer and politician 1899-1972
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    As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Be clear on where you are and where you want to go and you will get there. It can be the best year of your life.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    By far the best way I know to engage the religious sensibility, the sense of awe, is to look up on a clear night.

    Source: The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (2006)

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