Quotes by persons

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  • Augusto Roa Bastos
    Augusto Roa Bastos
    Paraguayan novelist and writer 1917-2005
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    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.
  • Anthony Powell
    Anthony Powell
    English novelist 1905-2000
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    Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    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)
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    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.
  • Eustace Budgell
    Eustace Budgell
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    Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
    Woodrow Wilson
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    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
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
    Eric Hoffer
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    How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.
  • William Golding
    William Golding
    British writer 1911-1993
    William Golding
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    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
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid persons are generally Conservative.
    Source: Debat in Parlement (31 May 1866)
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
    Ogden Nash
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    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
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke, and I am suspicious of those who aren't.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    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.
  • Burn Gorman
    Burn Gorman
    British actor and musician 1974-
    Burn Gorman
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    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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