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American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
I'm still one of those persons who prefers to wear pants, especially for at-home entertaining.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
It has appeared that from the inevitable laws of our nature, some human beings must suffer from want. These are the unhappy persons who, in the great lottery of life, have drawn a blank.Source: An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798) X, 29, 1-15
Sir William Blackstone
English jurist, judge and politician 1723-1780
It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer
It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
It is not true that men can be divided into absolutely honest persons and absolutely dishonest ones. Our honesty varies with the strain put on it.
American philosopher 1842-1910
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
It is only persons of firmness that can have real gentleness. Those who appear gentle are, in general, only a weak character, which easily changes into asperity.
British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
John Henry Newman
English theologian 1801-1890
It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.
Sidney J. Harris
American journalist 1917-
It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
Kings are surrounded with persons who are wonderfully attentive in taking care that the king be not alone and in a state to think of himself, knowing well that he will be miserable, king though he be, if he meditate on self.Source: Pensees (1669)
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965
Lady Hodmarsh and the duchess immediately assumed the clinging affability that persons of rank assume with their inferiors in order to show them that they are not in the least conscious of any difference in station between them.
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