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American comic actor 1895-1977
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
American writer 1924-1987
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
Robin George Collingwood
English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
American poet 1874-1963
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
Americans take justifiable pride in the freedoms given to them by nature or God and enshrined in the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
Huey P. Newton
African-American political activist and revolutionary 1942-1989
Any unarmed people are slaves, or are subject to slavery at any given moment.
African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
God hath given you one face and you make yourselves another.
American author and cartoonist 1933-
I feel much better, now that I’ve given up hope.
Thornton T. Munger
American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
American writer 1932-
Our Creator has given us five senses to help us survive threats from the external world, and a sixth sense, our healing system, to help us survive internal threats.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
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