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German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
American writer 1878-1937
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
American poet 1885-1972
Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
English writer 1882-1941
It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
Indian text in Sanskrit
When the leader passes over all alike, not making a distinction, then the endeavors of those who are capable of exertion are entirely lost.
American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage.
A novel points out that the world consists entirely of exceptions.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive; but how or where, I think, must be entirely indifferent to every rational creature.Source: Letters (1892)
German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
British author of historical novels 1944-
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
As I grow older, I have had to discard some ideas and policies because they no longer make sense. This strikes me as entirely healthy. I would invite others to do the same.Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Preface, p. ix
As novices, we think we're entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people.
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