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  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    A Government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • Mikhail Bakunin
    Mikhail Bakunin
    Russian politicial theorist 1814-1876
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    Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
  • William J. Durant
    William J. Durant
    American historian and writer 1885-1981
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    Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles.
  • Francis Thompson
    Francis Thompson
    English poet and mystic 1859-1907
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    For we are born in other's pain, and perish in our own.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
    Sir Walter Raleigh
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    He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for who so laboreth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Humor is the first gift to perish in a foreign language.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay - in solid cash - the arts would perish with their starving practitioners. Let us thank heaven for hypocrisy.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    It is clear that the nations of the world now can only rise and fall together. It is not a question of one nation winning at the expense of another. We must all help one another or all perish together.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    It is only when you despair of all ordinary means, it is only when you convince it that it must help you or you perish, that the seed of life in you bestirs itself to provide a new resource.
  • Ferdinand I
    Ferdinand I
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    Let justice be done, though the world perish.
    Origineel: Fiat justitia et pereat mundus.
    Source: Latin
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
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