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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
English humourist, writer and satirist 1938-2007
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what it is you want to hear.
American poet 1874-1963
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
American statesman 1858-1919
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-2006
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...Source: Pensees (1669)
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
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