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German - American physicist 1879-1955
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
Louisa May Alcott
American Author 1832-1888
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
Thornton T. Munger
American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
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.
English poet 1770-1850
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
American writer of science fiction 1912-2005
Always the cat remains a little beyond the limits we try to set for him in our blind folly.
French playwriter (ps. of Alexandre Pierre-Georges Guitry) 1885-1957
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
American lawyer and politician 1960-
At the very top state institutions, like UCLA, Berkeley and the University of Texas, however, the trend of downward minority enrollment remains persistent and discouraging.
Abraham J. Heschel
Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
Being as we know it, the world as we come upon it, stands before us as otherness, remoteness. For all our efforts to exploit or comprehend it, it remains evasive, mysteriously immune. Being is unbelievable.Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
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