Quotes: sufficiently

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  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
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    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
  • Aaron Allston
    Aaron Allston
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    Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic.
  • By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
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    Content arises out of certain considerations about form, material, context-and that when that subject matter is sufficiently far away.
  • John W. Foster
    John W. Foster
    American diplomat and military 1836-1917
    John W. Foster
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    Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order?
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
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    I am sufficiently convinced already that the members of a profession know their own calling better than anyone else can know it.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
    Henry James
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    I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Nature has left every man a capacity of being agreeable, though not of shining in company; and there are a hundred men sufficiently qualified for both who, by a very few faults, that they might correct in half an hour, are not so much as tolerable.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    One of the weaknesses in the cooperative is that it has never been sufficiently leavened by the imagination. This is a quick-silver faculty, and likely to be a cause of worry to any collective settlement.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Princes give me sufficiently if they take nothing from me, and do me much good if they do me no hurt; it is all I require of them.
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