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Jesters do often prove prophets.

Tags: Prophets, Prove  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.

Tags: Death, Fear  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts; in a uniform manner.

Tags: Courage, Sense  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Non-fiction, and in particular the literary memoir, the stylised recollection of personal experience, is often as much about character and story and emotion as fiction is.

Tags: Character, Experience  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.

Tags: Lie, Truth  ✍ Author: Alfred Adler

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Tags: Sorry, Wishes  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.

Tags: Cause, Safety  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.

Tags: Give, Means  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Appearances are often deceiving.

Tags: Deceiving  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.

Tags: Men, Real  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

Tags: Force, Persuasion  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Often times the public school teachers are ridiculed or they are made to feel inferior but this is really undeserved.

Tags: School, Times  ✍ Author: Peter Agre

I think they say that when you're breast feeding, you know, your weight kind of slims down. It's a little easier. It's like a workout within itself. It's very tiring actually and you find yourself snacking more often.

Tags: Actually, Yourself  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

The roughest road often leads to the top.

Tags: Road, Top  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

As one who has often felt this need, and who has found refreshment in wild places, I attest to the recreational value of wilderness.

Tags: Found, Value  ✍ Author: George Aiken

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

Tags: Landscape, Test  ✍ Author: Ansel Adams

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.

Tags: Impossible, Integrity  ✍ Author: Douglas Adams

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Tags: Education, Natural  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.

Tags: Genius, Reason  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.

Tags: Design, Yourself  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.

Tags: Men, Others  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.

Tags: Foolish, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.

Tags: Aim, Times  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

Tags: Danger, Run  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.

Tags: Movie, Silent  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe
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I often wake up in the night, and I like to have something to think about.

Tags: Night, Wake  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.

Tags: Action, Words  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

Tags: Egg, She  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat.

Tags: Human, Miss  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.

Tags: Miss, Party  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.

Tags: Convincing, Vulgar  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

One's real life is so often the life that one does not lead.

Tags: Life, Real  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I've often said there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.

Tags: Horse, Said  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

Tags: Deepest, Hate  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

Tags: Silent, Strong  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Tags: Change, Perfect  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.

Tags: Language, Saying  ✍ Author: Roger Babson

I'm an avid cook. Brazilian, some Italian, a little French. And I often throw dinner parties.

Tags: Dinner, Throw  ✍ Author: Morena Baccarin

The simplest things are often the truest.

Tags: Simplest, Truest  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.

Tags: Nature, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War.

Tags: Time, War  ✍ Author: Michael Badnarik

It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.

Tags: Men, Said  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

I write across genres so I see them, more often, as complementary instead of separated by boundaries.

Tags: Boundaries, Write  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged; it is not a young music.

Tags: Music, Young  ✍ Author: Derek Bailey

We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source.

Tags: Community, Open  ✍ Author: Kenny Baker

There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet.

Tags: Grateful, Life  ✍ Author: Kenny Baker

I'm often called obsessive, but I don't think I am any more than anyone else.

Tags: Anyone, Else  ✍ Author: Nicholson Baker

When I really want to be soothed and reminded of why people bother to fiddle with sentences, I often read poetry.

Tags: Poetry, Why  ✍ Author: Nicholson Baker

I think people can believe in anything.

Tags: Death, Life  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

I often compare putting a hotel together to old-time movie production. You come up with a story line, you hire the writer, the director, the stars, the set designer.

Tags: Stars, Together  ✍ Author: Andre Balazs

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.

Tags: Ambition, Parent  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers.

Tags: Teachers, Worked  ✍ Author: Albert Bandura

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.

Tags: Door, Happiness  ✍ Author: John Barrymore

In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.

Tags: Full, Sad  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

Tags: Inspirational, Men  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

The act of policing is, in order to punish less often, to punish more severely.

Tags: Act, Less  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

It is seldom very hard to do one's duty when one knows what it is, but it is often exceedingly difficult to find this out.

Tags: Difficult, Hard  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Though analogy is often misleading, it is the least misleading thing we have.

Tags: Misleading, Though  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

The food in the House of Commons is fairly good. The cafe in Portcullis House is really very high quality, and you also have a choice of eating in the more traditional restaurants, the Churchill Room or the Members' Dining Room. I don't often eat in them, though, as I'm usually on the run.

Tags: Food, Good  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

It's often hilarious to me that I'm writing about Tonga or some tropical place and there's a blizzard outside and the cows are on their backs with their hooves in the air.

Tags: Place, Writing  ✍ Author: James Cagney

One of the questions that I often get is, 'Why are you running to be President?'. To Be President! What did I miss? I'm not running to go to Disneyland.

Tags: President, Why  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

I often reread books I have written.

Tags: Books, Written  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell

Very often my weekends are spent performing on Saturday, on stage in the afternoon and again in the evening.

Tags: Again, Evening  ✍ Author: Simon Callow

I never wear mascara; I laugh until I cry too often.

Tags: Laugh, Until  ✍ Author: Jeanne Calment

You have to not listen to the nay sayers because there will be many and often they'll be much more qualified than you and cause you to sort of doubt yourself.

Tags: Doubt, Yourself  ✍ Author: James Cameron

I miss the guys. I don't get to see them often. We do get together in Houston now and then.

Tags: Miss, Together  ✍ Author: Earl Campbell

I love it when actors come to you with a problem and you have to listen. You'd like them to just get on with it, but it often means that there's a problem with the script.

Tags: Love, Problem  ✍ Author: Jane Campion

If you read Keats's poems, they're often full of doubts and anxieties. They can be quite tough.

Tags: Read, Tough  ✍ Author: Jane Campion

I think it goes back to the fact that the evangelical community often does not have a biblical vision of God.

Tags: Fact, God  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

Tags: Great, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

It is unacceptable that people often have to make huge sacrifices just to find a place to live, a roof over their heads.

Tags: Place, Sacrifices  ✍ Author: Eric Cantona

Often there are players who have only football as a way of expressing themselves and never develop other interests. And when they no longer play football, they no longer do anything; they no longer exist, or rather they have the sensation of no longer existing.

Tags: Football, Rather  ✍ Author: Eric Cantona

Vote early and vote often.

Tags: Early, Vote  ✍ Author: Al Capone

We've got to find ways of confronting the issues that divide - and at the heart of cultural issues, you often find religions.

Tags: Heart, Ways  ✍ Author: George Carey

Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.

Tags: Life, Youth  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Tags: Work, Worry  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

Tags: Failure, Success  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.

Tags: Learn, Teach  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Tags: Education, Natural  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.

Tags: Boredom, Revenge  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

I've been playing golf as long as I've been dancing, since I was 13 or 14. I play off six. I like to get out on a golf course as often as I can.

Tags: Off, Playing  ✍ Author: Anton du Beke

I see myself as quite feminine. But many people seem to think differently about that; sometimes people mistake me for a man. In Paris I often hear 'bonjour monsieur'.

Tags: Mistake, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Saskia de Brauw

I guess they often cast me as the bad guy, because I'm not, er, conventional looking. I look sort of violent. I'm the odd one out, the outsider.

Tags: Bad, Looking  ✍ Author: Willem Dafoe

It is clear to me that people often want incompatible things. They want danger and excitement on the one hand, and safety and security on the other, and often simultaneously. Contradictory desires mean that life can never be wholly satisfying or without frustration.

Tags: Life, Mean  ✍ Author: Theodore Dalrymple

And the actors tend not to want to watch themselves very often. I'm one of those guys.

Tags: Guys, Themselves  ✍ Author: Jeff Daniels

I'm always looking for films, but the horror scripts that I get tend to be very repetitive and often not that interesting.

Tags: Films, Looking  ✍ Author: Joe Dante

Also, people are not often aware of the way the United States' policies influence what happens in places like Haiti or El Salvador or Nicaragua. Or in Columbia right now.

Tags: Happens, Influence  ✍ Author: Edwidge Danticat

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.

Tags: Progress, Science  ✍ Author: Charles Darwin

It's not every day that you get to be affectionate around something, it just doesn't happen that often.

Tags: Happen  ✍ Author: Larry David

I'll often rush out from Dark Shadows, having made a 5.30PM appointment, working for a couple of hours.

Tags: Dark, Working  ✍ Author: Thayer David

They tend to lay dormant for a while but often come back, and then the cheques come in!

Tags: Dormant, While  ✍ Author: Thayer David

I'm quite a curious person. I don't mind being the one who doesn't know things, a role I often play in QI.

Tags: Mind, Quite  ✍ Author: Alan Davies

Novels often have leisurely openings; a TV drama needs an arresting opening.

Tags: Drama, Needs  ✍ Author: Andrew Davies

When Bush says democracy, I often wonder what he's referring to.

Tags: Democracy, Wonder  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.

Tags: Bed, Sex  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

Now undoubtedly, we face some very British challenges when it comes to infrastructure. We rightly cherish our back yards and green spaces, and we'll defend them passionately when projects are announced. We live in a democracy, and we like to debate these things, often for many years.

Tags: Democracy, Face  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

Reducing every issue to an argument can become stale but it's often a very good way of clarifying issues.

Tags: Become, Good  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

I have often said that I am a passionate Darwinian when it comes to explaining why we exist.

Tags: Said, Why  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

Tags: Joy, Worth  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes
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