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J. B. Priestley
English novelist, playwright and scriptwriter 1894-1984
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning...
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-1993
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
English writer 1709-1784
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
American writer 1934-
However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.
American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
Perhaps in His wisdom the Almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school. You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price day in and day out, you'll never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
American-born Canadian novelist 1935-2003
A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.
American poet 1885-1972
A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
French photographer 1912-1994
A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there - even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity.
English writer 1904-
A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
English writer 1707-1754
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
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