Quotes by witnesses

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  • Jake Johanson
    Jake Johanson
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    A lady came up to me on the street and pointed to my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too."
  • Bill McCollum
    Bill McCollum
    American lawyer and politician 1944-
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    A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Everyday courage has few witnesses. But yours is no less noble because no drum beats for you and no crowds shout your name.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    He who dies before many witnesses always does so with courage.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
  • Pindar
    Pindar
    Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes 522-443 BC
    Pindar
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    The days that are still to come are the wisest witnesses.
  • The quantity of books in a person's library, is often a cloud of witnesses to the ignorance of the owner.
  • E. L. Doctorow
    E. L. Doctorow
    American writer 1931-
    E. L. Doctorow
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    The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
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