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A Word Is Not A Crystal, Transparent And Unchanging, It Is The Skin Of A Living Thought And May Vary Greatly In Colour And Content According To The Circumstances And Time In Which It Is Used.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr
I Would Feel More Optimistic About A Bright Future For Man If He Spent Less Time Proving That He Can Outwit Nature And More Time Tasting Her Sweetness And Respecting Her Seniority.
~ E. B. White
A Man Has No More Character Than He Can Command In A Time Of Crisis.
~ Anonymous
We Trained Hard, But It Seemed Every Time We Were Beginning To Form Up Into Teams, We Would Be Reorganised. I Was To Learn Later In Life That We Tend To Meet Any New Situation By Reorganising, And A Wonderful Method It Can Be For Creating The Illusion Of Progress While Producing Confusion, Inefficiency And Demoralisation.
~ From Petronii Arbitri Satyricon AD 66 (Attributed to Gaius Petronus, a Roman General who later committed suicide)
We Are At The Very Beginning Of Time For The Human Race. It Is Not Unreasonable That We Grapple With Problems. But There Are Tens Of Thousands Of Years In The Future. Our Responsibility Is To Do What We Can, Learn What We Can, Improve The Solutions, And Pass Them On.
~ Richard Feynman
Curiosity In Children, Is But An Appetite For Knowledge. One Great Reason Why Children Abandon Themselves Wholly To Silly Pursuits And Trifle Away Their Time Insipidly Is, Because They Find Their Curiosity Balked, And Their Inquiries Neglected.
~ John Locke
Life Is Made Up Of Constant Calls To Action, And We Seldom Have Time For More Than Hastily Contrived Answers.
~ Learned Hand
Each Time Someone Stands Up For An Ideal, Or Acts To Improve The Lot Of Others, Or Strikes Out Against Injustice, He Sends Forth A Tiny Ripple Of Hope.
~ Robert F. Kennedy
Il Faut Laisser Du Temps Au Temps You Have To Give Time Time - Approximate Translation.
~ Francois Mitterand
One May Discover A New Side To His Most Intimate Friend When For The First Time He Hears Him Speak In Public. He Will Be Stranger To Him As He Is More Familiar To The Audience. The Longest Intimacy Could Not Foretell How He Would Behave Then.
~ Henry David Thoreau
For A Nation Which Has An Almost Evil Reputation For Bustle, Bustle, Bustle, And Rush, Rush, Rush, We Spend An Enormous Amount Of Time Standing Around In Line In Front Of Windows, Just Waiting.
~ Robert Benchley
There Are Two Ways Of Resisting War: The Legal Way And The Revolutionary Way. The Legal Way Involves The Offer Of Alternatinve Service Not As A Privilege For A Few But As A Right For All. The Revolutionary View Involves An Uncompromising Resistance, With A View To Breaking The Power Of Militarism In Time Of Peace Or The Resources Of The State In Time Of War.
~ Albert Einstein