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It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.

Tags: Foolish, Wise  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.

Tags: Bravest, Resolve  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.

Tags: Best, Wise  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Be content to seem what you really are.

Tags: Content  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.

Tags: Human, Makes  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Be as you wish to seem.

Tags: Wish  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.

Tags: Action, Short  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!

Tags: God, Weary  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Tags: Else, Optimist  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic.

Tags: Great, Land  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.

Tags: Great, Revolution  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.

Tags: Greatest, Young  ✍ Author: Pearl Bailey

What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.

Tags: Grow, Home  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure.

Tags: Enjoy, Left  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.

Tags: Experience, Identity  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ.

Tags: Run, Time  ✍ Author: Tyra Banks

It's pretty far, but it doesn't seem like it.

Tags: Far, Pretty  ✍ Author: Yogi Berra

Things are not quite what they seem always. Don't start me on class, otherwise you'll get a four-hour lecture.

Tags: Quite, Start  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

For each of us who appear to have had a successful experiment there are many to whom their own experiments seem barren and negative.

Tags: Negative, Successful  ✍ Author: Melvin Calvin

It does not seem to me that the steps which would be needed to make Britain - and others - more comfortable in their relationship in the European Union are inherently so outlandish or unreasonable.

Tags: Others, Union  ✍ Author: David Cameron

The media are obsessed with spin doctors and with portraying them as a bad thing, yet seem addicted to our medicine.

Tags: Bad, Media  ✍ Author: Alastair Campbell

Milkmen seem so wholesome, and there's no way anybody can be that wholesome.

Tags: Anybody, Wholesome  ✍ Author: Joseph Cannon

We all seem to be about aggression and greed. It's a massive pressure that affects us all.

Tags: Greed, Pressure  ✍ Author: Eric Cantona

He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.

Tags: Free, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

But contrary to what some people seem to think, I was never a bully. I was just a hard man.

Tags: Bully, Hard  ✍ Author: Roger Daltrey
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We seem to be made to suffer. It's our lot in life.

Tags: Life, Suffer  ✍ Author: Anthony Daniels

Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.

Tags: Away, Gone  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

It does seem true that a lot of people will do anything, however humiliating, for fame.

Tags: Fame, True  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.

Tags: Happiness, Her  ✍ Author: Kim Edwards

Drama is not hard for me. It just didn't seem hard.

Tags: Drama, Hard  ✍ Author: Jenna Elfman

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Tags: Character, Opinion  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship.

Tags: Marriage, Real  ✍ Author: Susan Faludi

I was fairly solitary. I didn't like structured learning. People didn't seem to be my cup of tea.

Tags: Learning, Tea  ✍ Author: Dan Farmer

I might seem biased, but I use Evernote every day. It came to me through my readers, who I'd asked for software recommendations via Twitter and Facebook. For seemingly every function, the answer was 'Man, you have to use Evernote.'

Tags: Answer, Might  ✍ Author: Timothy Ferriss

If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

Tags: Desire, Few  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a more mystical destination, some bourne of which no traveller knows the name, some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.

Tags: Knows, Name  ✍ Author: Paul Gallico

Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.

Tags: May, Whatever  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

I seem to be attracted to the quiet, brooding type. But not too brooding. Too brooding can be narcissistic. Or psychotic.

Tags: Psychotic, Quiet  ✍ Author: Kelli Garner

The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace.

Tags: Present, Quite  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.

Tags: Judged, Pass  ✍ Author: Baltasar Gracian

I'm an underdog person, so I align myself with those who seem to be not considered valuable in polite society.

Tags: Society, Underdog  ✍ Author: Sammy Hagar

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.

Tags: Rather, Time  ✍ Author: Lawrence Halprin

Some people just don't seem to understand the concept of fiction. It is fiction; it ain't true, folks.

Tags: True, Understand  ✍ Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting against the technique oriented eighties.

Tags: Against, Guitar  ✍ Author: Kirk Hammett

People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me.

Tags: Age, Rest  ✍ Author: Helen Hayes

To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous.

Tags: Race, Ridiculous  ✍ Author: William Hazlitt

I seem to have very polite fans, not fanatical ones.

Tags: Fans, Polite  ✍ Author: Natalie Imbruglia

The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.

Tags: Cause, Happy  ✍ Author: William Ralph Inge

The more ways we have to connect, the more many of us seem desperate to unplug.

Tags: Desperate, Ways  ✍ Author: Sheena Iyengar

I don't see myself as being as big of an influence as other people seem to think.

Tags: Big, Influence  ✍ Author: Marc Jacobs

The Jets seem to be a franchise in freefall.

Tags: Franchise, Jets  ✍ Author: Ron Jaworski

Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.

Tags: Broken, Family  ✍ Author: Jerry B. Jenkins

For some reason the most devoted mapheads seem to be kids.

Tags: Kids, Reason  ✍ Author: Ken Jennings

When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor.

Tags: Heavy, Worse  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don't know many other authors who can.

Tags: Dance, Positive  ✍ Author: Gil Kane

The '80s seem a real positive force. The '70s were deadening, in a lot of ways.

Tags: Positive, Real  ✍ Author: Immanuel Kant

I don't think I'm very ambitious at all. But I seem to play people who have that quality.

Tags: Ambitious, Quality  ✍ Author: Catherine Keener

All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I.

Tags: Drift, Sea  ✍ Author: Louis L\'Amour

It's so easy to get caught up in your own experiences. They can seem so important. But there are billions and billions of other experiences going on.

Tags: Caught, Easy  ✍ Author: Ray LaMontagne

Symptoms, those you believe you recognize, seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner, and you want to interpret them directly.

Tags: Irrational, Manner  ✍ Author: Jacques Lacan

I've seen novels that have grown out of one story in a collection. But it hasn't occurred to me to take any of those stories and build on them. They seem very finished for me, so I don't feel like going back and dredging them up.

Tags: Seen, Story  ✍ Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with.

Tags: Travel, While  ✍ Author: Hedy Lamarr

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.

Tags: Often, System  ✍ Author: Joseph Lancaster

I seem to always inspire a strong reaction one way or the other.

Tags: Reaction, Strong  ✍ Author: Nathan Lane

There doesn't seem to be a lot of middle ground with me.

Tags: Ground, Middle  ✍ Author: Nathan Lane

Everytime I go to Vegas, I seem to incur some kind of fine.

Tags: Fine, Vegas  ✍ Author: Artie Lange

There are seldom more than a couple of students in any workshop who seem natural writers.

Tags: Natural, Students  ✍ Author: Christopher Lasch

I am very curvy, so the vintage stores suit me better than most designers. I just can't seem to give up crisps, or make my boobs shrink for that matter. Alas, I will never fit a size zero.

Tags: Give, Matter  ✍ Author: Marina and the Diamonds

But you'd have a job to find many of my poems which would seem to be very influenced by a particular person.

Tags: Influenced, Job  ✍ Author: Norman MacCaig

It's Australian to do such things because, however uncivilised they may seem, it's human to do them.

Tags: Human, May  ✍ Author: Connie Mack

I think people seem to sort of associate me with danger. And I don't see that at all.

Tags: Associate, Danger  ✍ Author: John Malkovich

Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.

Tags: Peace, Works  ✍ Author: Nelson Mandela

I find that actors who are wanting to pursue tv or films don't seem to have much interest in classical theatre.

Tags: Interest, Theatre  ✍ Author: Renee O\'Connor

I am that guy who will say things that people seem to think is a little edgy, a little racy.

Tags: Edgy, Guy  ✍ Author: Patrice O\'Neal

You seem in England to be entirely ignorant of the temper of our people.

Tags: Ignorant, Temper  ✍ Author: Peter Oliver

Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.

Tags: Moment, Winning  ✍ Author: George Orwell

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.

Tags: Faith, Truths  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

Some mornings it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.

Tags: Mornings, Worth  ✍ Author: Emo Philips

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Tags: Dream, Within  ✍ Author: Edgar Allan Poe

It doesn't seem to me that anyone has discovered much that's new since the Iliad or the Odyssey.

Tags: Anyone, Since  ✍ Author: Raymond Queneau

In short, not only are things not what they seem, they are not even what they are called!

Tags: Short  ✍ Author: Francisco de Quevedo

All these other nations seem to appreciate what I'm doing and they want me to play the furthest out things.

Tags: Appreciate, Nations  ✍ Author: Queen Rania of Jordan

Dreams seem to have a will of their own.

Tags: Dreams  ✍ Author: Henry Reed

The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.

Tags: Desire, Often  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make it seem so.

Tags: Natural, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next.

Tags: Books, Next  ✍ Author: Fred Saberhagen

I admire them for making their way up and opening new opportunities for other Latin newcomers. Latinos have come a long way and the roles and opportunities just seem to be improving.

Tags: Admire, Making  ✍ Author: Roselyn Sanchez

Indoor pools just don't seem as inviting to me.

Tags: Indoor, Inviting  ✍ Author: Summer Sanders

Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets.

Tags: Accounting, Likely  ✍ Author: Thomas Sowell

Ladies seem very intrigued by a guy who is ultra confident and acts like he doesn't need you.

Tags: Guy, Ladies  ✍ Author: Jorma Taccone

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.

Tags: Politics, Results  ✍ Author: William Howard Taft

It might seem paradoxical given my profession, but I'm not someone who likes to be in the limelight.

Tags: Might, Someone  ✍ Author: Audrey Tautou

Football needs its roots, it needs its connection with the supporters. But those in charge seem to think they can do without them.

Tags: Football, Needs  ✍ Author: Graham Taylor

Fortunately, it doesn't seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I'm as bald as a billiard ball!

Tags: Audience, Difference  ✍ Author: James Taylor

We still seem to trigger that intensity in people, which was quite incredible.

Tags: Incredible, Quite  ✍ Author: Roger Andrew Taylor

They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.

Tags: Head, Love  ✍ Author: Tila Tequila

I didn't run off with the secretary. It made it seem like I had committed adultery and then ran off with a secretary, neither of which happened.

Tags: Off, Run  ✍ Author: Lee Terry

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.

Tags: Air, Smell  ✍ Author: Margaret Thatcher

If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.

Tags: Humanity, Rather  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

All the Frank O'Hara types seem to have very little sound stuff going... it's so chatty or something.

Tags: Sound, Stuff  ✍ Author: Paul Verlaine

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