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English philosopher, jurist, and social reformer 1748-1832
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
American showman, politician and businessman 1810-1891
More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
French film director 1907-
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Nobody is kind only to one person at once, but to many persons in one.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
French journalist 1753-1801
Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
A. W. Tozer
American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Oral delivery aims at persuasion and making the listener believe they are converted. Few persons are capable of being convinced; the majority allow themselves to be persuaded.
Our idea of a cultured person is a person who doesn't want to live in a community of cultured persons.Source: Every day is saturday
Parents: persons who spend half their time worrying how a child will turn out, and the rest of the time wondering when a child will turn in.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy.
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