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Irish writer 1854-1900
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
Ralph Waldo Trine
A miracle is nothing more or less than this. Anyone who has come into a knowledge of his true identity, of his oneness with the all-pervading wisdom and power, this makes it possible for laws higher than the ordinary mind knows of to be revealed to him.
American humorist, writer
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum.
I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.Source: The Telegraph, 7 november 2014
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
American Author, Critic 1944-
It's not possible to stop love.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-2006
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.
American industrialist 1863-1947
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
''To forgive oneself? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.
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