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English writer 1904-+3
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
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.
A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults.
French Emperor 1769-18210
A picture is worth a thousand words.
Original: Un croquis vaut mieux qu’un long discours.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-19060
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
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
American politician 1917-19630
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.
Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-20020
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.
British Liberal Party politician 1850-19330
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.
American Congregational minister and theologian 1745-18400
Any fact is better established by two or three good testimonies than by a thousand arguments.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-18320
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.
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.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-17190
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
William Arthur Ward
American writer and poet 1921-19940
Better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.