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G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
English writer 1904-
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.Source: Poor Richards Almanack
American politician 1961-
And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.
American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep.
American lawyer and politician 1960-
Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
French writer 1882-1944
Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.
American actor 1882-1942
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
American country music singer, musician, and actress 1948-
In my garden, which is a big garden, I have one part that is my bird garden, and every morning, 365 days a year, they get buckets of food - for the birds, for the squirrels, the chipmunks and the turtles in the summer.
American humorist 1899-1995
Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
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