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St. John of the Cross
Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again.
Russian composer 1882-1971
In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
Otto Von Bismarck
German statesman 1815-1898
A government must not waiver once it has chosen it's course. It must not look to the left or right but go forward.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
Irish writer 1854-1900
As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
American author 1954-
Of course, English is a very powerful language, a colonizer's language and a gift to a writer. English has destroyed and sucked up the languages of other cultures - its cruelty is its vitality.
British art criticus 1951-
''Where do architects and designers get their ideas?'' The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?
American screenwriter, producer, and director 1959-
'Brisco' was the first show I created, and of course, at the time I had no idea what a special experience it was because I didn't have a frame of reference. After it was over I was like, 'Damn. Shoot. That was something special.' I'm still upset that it got cancelled.
American football coach 1929-
A better ending could not have been scripted. Of course, if we had won, that would have been better.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
American-British author 1951-
A friend Alan and I ended up in an Outback pub in a place called Daly Waters and apparently, he says, in the course of this very lively evening we spent there I offered to do a house swap with a family from Korea. We weren't sure whether they were from North Korea or South Korea.Source: Interview with Stanfords Newsletter (June 2001)
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
American economist 1937-
A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered.Source: The Question of Imperialism
American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
After my first year of college, each course I took in every field was so boring that I didn't even go to the classes.
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