Quotes: sufficient

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  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
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    A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.
  • Alva Myrdal
    Alva Myrdal
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    A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    A word to the wise is not sufficient if it doesn't make sense.
  • Andre Norton
    Andre Norton
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    As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
  • Don G. Mitchell
    Don G. Mitchell
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    Determine to become one of the best. Sufficient money will almost automatically follow if you get to be one of the ''best'' in your chosen field, whatever it is.
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