Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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W. H. Auden Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
Johannes Kepler The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
Richard Powers Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.
Amber Benson Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole world on celluloid is amazing. It's like taking your dreams straight from your head and projecting them onto a screen.
Peter Lewis Allen Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?
John Mica We're not trying to harass the average American. We need to convert this now to a risk-based system, with TSA concentrating and focusing on intelligence, on security, setting up again the parameters of which we do this.
Jerry Saltz Money is something that can be measured art is not. It's all subjective.
Edmund Burke Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
Havelock Ellis Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
Pierre Dukan I've never seen an obese person who has said, 'I am well in my mind.' Happiness stops food being a compensation.
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Washington Irving A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
H. L. Mencken Husbands never become good they merely become proficient.
Donald Trump It's a great thing when you can show that you've been successful and that you've made a lot of money and that you've employed a lot of people.
Thomas Merton Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Marguerite Gardiner We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
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Arthur C. Clarke This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
Gary L. Francione Just as we reject racism, sexism, ageism, and heterosexism, we reject speciesism. The species of a sentient being is no more reason to deny the protection of this basic right than race, sex, age, or sexual orientation is a reason to deny membership in the human moral community to other humans.
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