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C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you reSource: The Two Cultures (1959)
British Author 1868-1952
A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
English writer 1709-1784
Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place.
American art historian 1865-1959
German is of stone, limestone, pudding stone, marble, granite even, and so to a considerable degree is English, whereas French is bronze and gives out a metallic resonance with tones that neither German nor English tolerate.
American legal scholar 1954-
Here's a more controversial idea: In general, Democrats and progressives ought to allow Trump considerable room to choose his own employees - far more room than Republicans allowed during the Obama administration. Tit-for-tat is a dangerous game.
Canadian politician 1822-1892
I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
I had many enemies among the Sioux; I would be running considerable risk in meeting them.
German politician 1954-
I see nothing that points to a recession in Germany. But I see considerable long-term tasks ahead of us that have to do with markets regaining confidence in Europe and that have a lot to do with reducing debt.
Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
I'm so happy to be a song-writer - I'm even surprised when I get to record anything. I consider it a considerable privilege and a blessing to have a medium of expression that has a place in the world.
French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
It is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggression.
American economist, social theorist and political philosopher 1930-
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
English writer 1894-1963
Most vices demand considerable self-sacrifices. There is no greater mistake than to suppose that a vicious life is a life of uninterrupted pleasure. It is a life almost as wearisome and painful - if strenuously led - as Christian's in The Pilgrim's Progress.
American short story writer 1804-1864
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.
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