Quotes by thing

Quotes 106 till 120 of 1861.

  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
  • Bonnie Jo Campbell
    Bonnie Jo Campbell
    American writer
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    A mathematical proof is beautiful, but when you're finished, it's really only about one thing. A story can be about many things.
  • Byron Howard
    Byron Howard
    American film director and producer 1968-
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    A nice thing about being at Disney is that these movies can develop into a presence in theme parks and become something real, or maybe get a sequel or tell other stories.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
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    A person being patient with an insane person is my favorite thing in the world.
  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended.
    Source: Atonement (2001)
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    A profoundly disturbing thing you discover very quickly traveling in Cuba is that the most dangerous person for Cubans isn't the police or even the secret police; it's their neighbor. Anyone can report you for anything 'outside' the revolution - even if you haven't done it yet.
  • Robert Graves
    Robert Graves
    English poet, historical novelist, critic and classicist 1895-1985
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    A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A soiled baby, with a neglected nose, cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.
  • Aldo Leopold
    Aldo Leopold
    American author, philosopher, naturalist and conservationist, 1887-1948
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    A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.
  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien
    American novelist 1946-
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    A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.
    Source: De last die ze droegen (1990) 80
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
  • Robert Henri
    Robert Henri
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    A thing that has not been begun cannot be finished.
    Source: The art spirit
  • Annie Leibovitz
    Annie Leibovitz
    American portrait photographer 1949-
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    A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.
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