Quotes: likely

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  • Greg Anderson
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    Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    If I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
  • Brad Delson
    Brad Delson
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    'Music for Relief' has played a vital role in helping get aid to people who most need it. We are deeply honored to participate in what will likely be our biggest event to date.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
  • A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
    Fawn M. Brodie
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    A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
    Charles Horton Cooley
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    A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A woman should say: 'Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?' If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    America is an outstandingly dangerous place. Consider this: every year in New Hampshire a dozen or more people are killed crashing their cars into moose. Now correct me if I am wrong, but this is not something that is likely to happen to you on the way home from Sainsbury's.
    Source: Im a Stranger Here Myself (US) / Notes From a Big Country (UK) (1998)
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