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  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    A gentleman doesn't pounce he glides. If a woman sits on a piece of furniture which permits your sitting beside her, you are free to regard this as an invitation, though not an unequivocal one.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    It is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
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    Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.
  • Marilyn French
    Marilyn French
    American radical feminist author 1929-2009
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    One thing that makes art different from life is that in art things have a shape... it allows us to fix our emotions on events at the moment they occur, it permits a union of heart and mind and tongue and tear.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    The divine is perhaps that quality in man which permits him to endure the lack of God.
  • The law often permits what honor prohibits.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    The mental flexibility of the wise man permits him to keep an open mind and enables him to readjust himself whenever it becomes necessary for a change.
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