Quotes with sometimes

  • Nature, who for the perfect maintenance of the laws of her general equilibrium, has sometimes need of vices and sometimes of virtues, inspires now this impulse, now that one, in accordance with what she requires.

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  • Evan Esar A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
    Evan Esar
    American humorist (1899 - 1995)
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  • Henry Ford Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist (1863 - 1947)
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  • Cato the Elder It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian (234 - 149)
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  • Erica Jong Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
    Erica Jong
    American author (1942 - )
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  • Cato the Elder From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian (234 - 149)
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  • Bill Watterson Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist (1958 - )
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  • Albert Schweitzer Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
    Albert Schweitzer
    German physician, theologian, philosopher, musician (1875 - 1965)
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  • James Patterson An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
    James Patterson
    American writer (1932 - 1972)
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  • Bill Watterson A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist (1958 - )
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  • Saki A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
    Saki
    British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro (1870 - 1916)
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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet (1809 - 1894)
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  • Thomas Carlyle Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus (1795 - 1881)
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  • Baltasar Gracian Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit and philosopher (1601 - 1658)
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  • Bill Watterson Calvin: Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist (1958 - )
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  • Robert Orben Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
    Robert Orben
    American editor, writer, humorist (1927 - 2023)
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  • Seneca Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright (5 - 65)
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  • Barry Hannah Honestly, I envy painters, who can have a masterpiece in one morning. Or musicians, who can write something in 30 minutes and arrange it in an hour, sometimes. 'Cause with this, with writing, you can occasionally feel like a caveman, like you've been working with pitch and tar on this brush.
    Barry Hannah
    American novelist (1942 - 2010)
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  • George Orwell I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt.
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) (1903 - 1950)
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  • Richard Buckminster Fuller If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor (1895 - 1983)
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  • Ashleigh Brilliant It’s sometimes easier to do the impossible than to do the embarrassing.
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist (1933 - )
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