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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-1695
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
'I Just Might Pray' by The David Mayfield Parade has an upbeat tempo without being sugary sweet. 'I Just Might Pray' is an enjoyable track and is easily listened to. As a side note, the video for 'I Just Might Pray' is absolutely adorable.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-1985
A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
American writer 1924-1987
A devotion to humanity is... too easily equated with a devotion to a Cause, and Causes, as we know, are notoriously bloodthirsty.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
English poet and novelist 1902-1971
A man may forgive many wrongs, but he cannot easily forgive anyone who makes it plain that his conversation is tedious.
Norwegian writer 1832-1910
A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended.Source: Atonement (2001)
George D. Prentice
American newspaper editor 1802-1870
A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
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