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Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
A witty saying proves nothing.
American poet 1923-2004
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
American football player 1980-
All I'm saying is, is God the god who we look to for comfort during tragedies? Is he the god who can control all those things, or is he the god that we don't even trust with our daily lives... As long as there's prayer and exams, as long as there's games, there will be prayers.
American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
Every single time you make a merger, somebody is losing his identity. And saying something different is just rubbish.
"My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober."
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
''I can forgive, but I cannot forget,'' is only another way of saying, ''I cannot forgive.''
''My country, right or wrong'' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ''My mother, drunk or sober.''
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...Source: Pensees (1669)
American basketball player 1952-
A lot of people understand what not saying anything means, so, in effect, not saying anything is really saying a lot.
A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.
English poet 1688-1744
A man should never be ashamed to own that he is wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
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