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German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825+4
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
American Novelist 1933-+1
A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799+1
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
American economist 1912-+1
History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961+1
Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
A just society will appear less spectacular, and less clearly defined, than a society with totalitarian leadership, theocratic goals.Source: Mystic Trudeau - The Fire And the Rose Emanations, Destinies, p.54
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A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side.
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-19640
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-0
Al Gore clearly has the vision... it's a much better vision than that of George W. Bush.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-17990
As I take up my pen I feel myself so full, so equal to my subject, and see my book so clearly before me in embryo, I would almost like to try to say it all in a single word.
Thomas à Kempis
German theologian 1380-14710
As iron put into the fire loseth its rust and becometh clearly red-hot, so he that wholly turneth himself unto God puts off all slothfulness, and is transformed into a new man.
Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-19550
Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.