Quotes: sometimes

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  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
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    A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
  • John H. Patterson
    John H. Patterson
    American businessman, industrialist and salesperson 1844-1922
    John H. Patterson
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    An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
  • Calvin: Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
  • Robert Orben
    Robert Orben
    American editor, writer, humorist 1927-
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    Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
  • Barry Hannah
    Barry Hannah
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    Honestly, I envy painters, who can have a masterpiece in one morning. Or musicians, who can write something in 30 minutes and arrange it in an hour, sometimes. 'Cause with this, with writing, you can occasionally feel like a caveman, like you've been working with pitch and tar on this brush.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    It’s sometimes easier to do the impossible than to do the embarrassing.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    I’ve learned to accept birth and death . . . but sometimes I still worry about what lies between.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
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