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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.
A crisis is a close encounter of the third kind.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Boldness will be at a disadvantage only in an encounter with deliberate caution, which may be considered bold in its own right, and is certainly just as powerful and effective; but such cases are rare.Source: On War (1832)
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.
Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Australian writer 1934-
I knew that the world around you is only uninteresting if you can't see what is really going on. The place you come from is always the most exotic place you'll ever encounter because it is the only place where you recognise how many secrets and mysteries there are in people's lives.
American jazz drummer 1936-2001
If somebody would come and they're not playing music, they would encounter certain people on another level.
American legal scholar 1954-
In a well-functioning democracy, people frequently encounter topics and points of view that they did not specifically select but from which they learn. Those encounters can change minds and, even, the course of lives.
French movie critic
In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
American television producer and actor 1927-2004
It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.
German philosopher 1788-1860
It is only at the first encounter that a face makes its full impression on us.
Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
It's clear to me that anyone, anywhere, can experience loneliness, isolation, solitude, and estrangement; and most people probably do encounter these things at some point in their lives.
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