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American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
If we continue to accumulate only power and not wisdom, we will surely destroy ourselves.Source: Ann Druyan (2011) 354
Viktor E. Frankl
Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
British-born American author 1866-1946
One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.
Ancient Greek comic playwright 446BC-386BC
Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
'He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' - those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
English author and academic 1932-2000
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.
English Methodist preacher 1829-1912
A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
And I always thought: the very simplest words
Must be enough. When I say what things are like
Everyone's heart must be torn to shreds.
That you'll go down if you don't stand up for yourself
Surely you see that.Source: Poems, 1913-1956 And I always thought [Und ich dachte immer] (c. 19
American writer 1888-1959
Any man who can write a page of living prose adds something to our life, and the man who can, as I can, is surely the last to resent someone who can do it even better. An artist cannot deny art, nor would he want to. A lover cannot deny love.
American Author, Critic 1944-
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.
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