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  • Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.

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  • Hannah Arendt The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist (1906 - 1975)
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  • Don Marquis Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
    Don Marquis
    American writer (1878 - 1937)
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  • Epicurus Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
    Epicurus
    Greek Philosopher (341 - 270)
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  • Ezra Pound Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.
    Ezra Pound
    American poet (1885 - 1972)
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  • Virginia Woolf It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer (1882 - 1941)
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  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer (1874 - 1936)
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  • Hitopadesa When the leader passes over all alike, not making a distinction, then the endeavors of those who are capable of exertion are entirely lost.
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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  • Cab Calloway A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage.
    Cab Calloway
    American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor (1907 - 1994)
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  • Joyce Carey A novel points out that the world consists entirely of exceptions.
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  • Ludwig Wittgenstein A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher (1889 - 1951)
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  • Lord Chesterfield All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive; but how or where, I think, must be entirely indifferent to every rational creature.
    Source: Letters (1892)
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) (1694 - 1773)
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  • Friedrich von Schlegel An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
    Friedrich von Schlegel
    German man of letters and art critic (1772 - 1829)
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  • Bernard Cornwell Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
    Bernard Cornwell
    British author of historical novels (1944 - )
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  • Bob Rae As I grow older, I have had to discard some ideas and policies because they no longer make sense. This strikes me as entirely healthy. I would invite others to do the same.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Preface, p. ix
    Bob Rae
    Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator (1948 - )
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  • Rose Wilder Lane As novices, we think we're entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people.
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche Beggars should be entirely abolished! Truly, it is annoying to give to them and annoying not to give to them.
    Original: Bettler aber sollte man ganz abschaffen! Wahrlich, man ärgert sich ihnen zu geben und ärgert sich ihnen nicht zu geben.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher (1844 - 1900)
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  • Sigmund Freud Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist (1856 - 1939)
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  • Salman Rushdie Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer (1947 - )
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  • Barney Frank But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy, the capitalist system will produce more inequality than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency.
    Barney Frank
    American politician (1940 - )
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  • David Hume Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian (1711 - 1776)
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