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Augusto Roa Bastos
Paraguayan novelist and writer 1917-2005
Facts can't be recounted; much less twice over, and far less still by different persons. I've already drummed that thoroughly into your head. What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
English novelist 1905-2000
Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
For most of my life, one of the persons most baffled by my own work was myself.Source: Lecture at the University of Maryland (March 2005)
Swedish writer 1849-1912
Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
American president 1856-1924
Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
American writer 1902-1983
How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.
British writer 1911-1993
I am astonished at the ease with which uninformed persons come to a settled, a passionate opinion when they have no grounds for judgment.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-1873
I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid persons are generally Conservative.Source: Debat in Parlement (31 May 1866)
American poet 1902-1971
I do not like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke, and I am suspicious of those who aren't.
Irish writer 1854-1900
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it.
British actor and musician 1974-
I think there comes a time in every persons life where they just need to go to the darkest, most dismal place.
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