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  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
  • Louis Nizer
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    A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A picture is worth a thousand words.
    Original: Un croquis vaut mieux qu’un long discours.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
  • Joaquin Miller
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    All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first thousand days, nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark, that is critical genius.
  • Augustine Birrell
    Augustine Birrell
    British Liberal Party politician 1850-1933
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    An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is always possible to be happy.
  • Nathanael Emmons
    Nathanael Emmons
    American Congregational minister and theologian 1745-1840
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    Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of which is visible in a thousand different utterances of the creative mind, and is as various as nature herself.
  • W. Mitchell
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    Before my accidents, there were ten thousands things I could do. I could spend the rest of my life dwelling on the things that I had lost, but instead I chose to focus on the nine thousand I still had left.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
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