Quotes: imagines

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  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    ...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Science becomes dangerous only when it imagines that it has reached its goal.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long as he is determined not to do it; and consequently so long as it is impossible to him that he should do it.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    Unfortunately, there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the blacker and darker it is. If an inferiority is conscious, one always has a chance to correct it. Furthermore, it is constantly in contact with other interests, so that it is continually subjected to modifications. But if it is repressed and isolated from consciousness, it never gets co
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Without music, life would be an error. The German imagines even God singing songs
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