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French cartografist 1725-1793
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
American quotation and quip writer 1923-2008
A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
Anna C. Brackett
American philosopher and feminist 1836-1911
All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.Source: On Heroes 5
American actress and model 1965-
At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
English economist 1826-1877
History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the movements of the world gave a chance for it.
Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
I always say that, next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
Augustus William Hare
I have ever gained the most profit, and the most pleasure also, from the books which have made me think the most: and, when the difficulties have once been overcome, these are the books which have stuck the deepest root, not only in my memory and understanding, but likewise in my affections.
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