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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else s.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he will be well paid.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature… is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I know not anything more pleasant, or more instructive, than to compare experience with expectation, or to register from time to time the difference between idea and reality. It is by this kind of observation that we grow daily less liable to be disappointed.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
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    Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
    American professional wrestler and actor 1966-
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    No, if there is an aspect of the executive branch of the government that needs looking at, I'm liable to be called in to look at it. But I'm not the only one.
  • Anthony Sampson
    Anthony Sampson
    British writer and journalist 1926-2004
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    Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.
  • Sir Henry Taylor
    Sir Henry Taylor
    English dramatist and poet 1800-1886
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    Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized.
  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Norwegian writer 1832-1910
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    The writers who reject tendentiousness and purpose in their work are the very ones who display it in every word they write. I could draw countless examples from the history of literature to show that the more a writer clamours for spiritual freedom, the more tendentious his work is liable to be.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves.
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