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Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.

Tags: Ignorant, Lazy  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.

Tags: Earth, War  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.

Tags: Best, Nature  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

Tags: After, America  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.

Tags: Wrong  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Tags: Beginning, End  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.

Tags: Criticism, Science  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.

Tags: Pride, Vanity  ✍ Author: Philip James Bailey

Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.

Tags: Soul, Virtue  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.

Tags: Best, Old  ✍ Author: Ann Bancroft

The worship of youth has diminished - perhaps generally - in recent years.

Tags: Worship, Youth  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

Cruelty is, perhaps, the worst kid of sin. Intellectual cruelty is certainly the worst kind of cruelty.

Tags: Kid, Worst  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.

Tags: Business, Minding  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

It began to dawn on me that perhaps my country needed me more at home than overseas.

Tags: Country, Home  ✍ Author: Larry David

Perhaps I have a wider range than I'd given myself credit for.

Tags: Credit, Range  ✍ Author: Larry David

Historically, the British have always been rather wary of grand engineering projects - perhaps understandably, given that many of them have been delivered late and over budget.

Tags: Late, Rather  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

Perhaps I am not as wise as I like to think I am.

Tags: Wise  ✍ Author: Umberto Eco

They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward.

Tags: Forward, President  ✍ Author: Thomas A. Edison

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.

Tags: Liking, Personal  ✍ Author: George Eliot

The utter helplessness of a conquered people is perhaps the most tragic feature of a civil war or any other sort of war.

Tags: Civil, War  ✍ Author: Rebecca Latimer Felton

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.

Tags: Bad  ✍ Author: Edna Ferber

And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown it that the ancients did not know everything.

Tags: Posterity, Thank  ✍ Author: Pierre de Fermat

Perhaps fantasy offers imaginative escapism more than other genres.

Tags: Escapism, Fantasy  ✍ Author: Jasper Fforde

It is my fate and perhaps my temperament to sign agreements with fools.

Tags: Fate, Fools  ✍ Author: E. M. Forster

Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.

Tags: Chance, God  ✍ Author: Anatole France
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The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.

Tags: Gifted, Natures  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

I can give you a definite perhaps.

Tags: Definite, Give  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting.

Tags: Nation, Situation  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

And erm, perhaps looking like this it was perhaps the only thing I could do.

Tags: Looking  ✍ Author: Tony Hancock

The story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Tags: Love, Story  ✍ Author: Helen Hayes

I don't think there was enough skepticism because I think most of us kind of believed that Saddam Hussein was building biological, chemical, and perhaps even, nuclear weapons.

Tags: Building, Enough  ✍ Author: Walter Isaacson

The prison industrial complex is perhaps, at least domestically, the most striking example of us putting profit before people. It all stems from one basic misunderstanding: that the public good can be shepherded by private interests.

Tags: Good, Public  ✍ Author: Al Jardine

To the extent that these advanced weapons or their components are treated as articles of commerce, perhaps for peaceful uses as in the Plowshare program, their cost would be well within the resources available to many large private organizations.

Tags: Peaceful, Within  ✍ Author: Herman Kahn

Perhaps I shouldn't have been influenced by the idea that my name could be spread across the entire world.

Tags: Idea, Name  ✍ Author: Christian Lacroix

The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace.

Tags: Book, Embrace  ✍ Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.

Tags: Best, Old  ✍ Author: Shirley MacLaine

They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people.

Tags: Experience, Since  ✍ Author: Margaret Mahy

Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better for the world if they talked more and did less.

Tags: Act, Less  ✍ Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.

Tags: Role, Uncertain  ✍ Author: Margaret Mead

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.

Tags: Strength, Stronger  ✍ Author: Thomas Merton

There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.

Tags: Vanity, Write  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.

Tags: Issues, Nations  ✍ Author: Sandra Day O\'Connor

Love is an indescribable sensation - perhaps a conviction, a sense of certitude.

Tags: Love, Sense  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

Does defending liberalism leave you friendless and perhaps wondering about your breath?

Tags: Leave, Wondering  ✍ Author: Phil Ochs

The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.

Tags: Desire, Greatest  ✍ Author: William Osler

A kind of synthesis, but with some elements that perhaps you wouldn't have expected in advance. I always like that when that happens, when something comes that is more than the sum of the parts.

Tags: Elements, Happens  ✍ Author: Evan Parker

Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.

Tags: Close, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years.

Tags: Couple, President  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

The farce is finished. I go to seek a vast perhaps.

Tags: Finished, Seek  ✍ Author: Lily Rabe

The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.

Tags: Church, However  ✍ Author: Robert Rainy

I do tend to be an anxious fellow, and I do tend to see the world as a little darker than perhaps it genuinely is, but I also do appreciate much more than a rosy scenario, I appreciate straight news.

Tags: Appreciate, News  ✍ Author: David Rakoff

There will have to be times when I'm not conducting because I'm composing. I haven't solved that problem, and perhaps I never will.

Tags: Problem, Times  ✍ Author: Esa-Pekka Salonen

I do not just write, I write what I am. If there is a secret, perhaps that is it.

Tags: Secret, Write  ✍ Author: Jose Saramago

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.

Tags: Art, Poetry  ✍ Author: Erik Satie

I always feel comfortable, basically in any situation except perhaps airports.

Tags: Except, Situation  ✍ Author: Andre Leon Talley

Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.

Tags: Pleasing, Remember  ✍ Author: Richard Virenque

Better times perhaps await us who are now wretched.

Tags: Times, Wretched  ✍ Author: Richard Virenque

I've always got on very well with the French, perhaps because I'm very natural.

Tags: French, Natural  ✍ Author: Nancy Wake

The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.

Tags: Greatest, Past  ✍ Author: Simone Weil

To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.

Tags: Human, Soul  ✍ Author: Simone Weil

I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.

Tags: Thought, Worse  ✍ Author: Virginia Woolf

I have the world's largest collection of seashells. I keep it on all the beaches of the world... perhaps you've seen it.

Tags: Keep, Seen  ✍ Author: Steven Wright

Had I been more responsible I might have made something of myself as a junk bond trader, long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor.

Tags: Bond, Might  ✍ Author: Carl Yastrzemski

Perhaps the truest axiom in baseball is that the toughest thing to do is repeat.

Tags: Baseball, Repeat  ✍ Author: Walt Alston

Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has not escaped the attention of the Europeans, perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.

Tags: Aim, Attention  ✍ Author: Barbara Amiel

Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.

Tags: Apology, Whose  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

Over two billion people now use the broadband Internet, up from perhaps 50 million a decade ago, when I was at Netscape, the company I co-founded.

Tags: Company, Internet  ✍ Author: Marc Andreessen

People tend to think of the web as a way to get information or perhaps as a place to carry out e-commerce. But really, the web is about accessing applications.

Tags: Carry, Place  ✍ Author: Marc Andreessen

I'm pleased to be a part of a 'new breed' of models who perhaps don't exactly fit the status quo.

Tags: Fit, Status  ✍ Author: Devon Aoki

I think it's important that there is a change, especially in fashion. I'm pleased to be part of a 'new breed' of models who perhaps don't exactly fit the status quo.

Tags: Change, Fashion  ✍ Author: Devon Aoki

Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.

Tags: Cannot, Return  ✍ Author: W. H. Auden

Perhaps the biggest problem in journalism is the cult divide between journalists and corporate owners.

Tags: Between, Problem  ✍ Author: Ken Auletta

It would perhaps be nice to be alternately the victim and the executioner.

Tags: Nice, Victim  ✍ Author: Charles Baudelaire

Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.

Tags: Boredom, Crime  ✍ Author: Cecil Beaton

San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities.

Tags: American, Cities  ✍ Author: Cecil Beaton

What are you? What am I? Those are the questions that constantly persecute and torment me and perhaps also play some part in my art.

Tags: Art, Questions  ✍ Author: Max Beckmann

The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.

Tags: Word, Writer  ✍ Author: Robert Benchley

I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first, but before the season was over, I had collected between one and two hundred species.

Tags: Between, Season  ✍ Author: George Bentham

Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico.

Tags: Difficult, Feet  ✍ Author: Bruce Beresford

Perhaps it's more merciful to forget the dead instead of remembering them.

Tags: Dead, Forget  ✍ Author: Peter Berg

Perhaps the only thing in my favor is that I am very tenacious. I don't take 'no' very well.

Tags: Favor, Tenacious  ✍ Author: Kathryn Bigelow

I went to the premiere of The Detective with Sinatra, and perhaps people jumped to conclusions. He was very protective towards me and never came on to me sexually.

Tags: Detective, Protective  ✍ Author: Jacqueline Bisset

Perhaps the gravest under-publicized atrocity in the world is the persecution of Christians.

Tags: Atrocity, Christians  ✍ Author: Conrad Black

Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.

Tags: Failure, Inaction  ✍ Author: Bonnie Blair

I think we have to bottom out. When the studios jump out of the ring, perhaps the artist can get back in.

Tags: Artist, Jump  ✍ Author: Don Bluth

If Iran obtains nuclear weapons, then almost certainly Saudi Arabia will do the same, as will Egypt, Turkey and perhaps others in the region.

Tags: Almost, Others  ✍ Author: John Bolton

Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.

Tags: Culture, Growth  ✍ Author: George Boole

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.

Tags: Might, Seen  ✍ Author: Robert Bresson

I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.

Tags: Talker, Writer  ✍ Author: Gwendolyn Brooks

Perhaps we'll realize that each of us has not one vote but ten thousand or a million.

Tags: Realize, Vote  ✍ Author: David R. Brower

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.

Tags: Old, Rather  ✍ Author: Robert Browning

Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.

Tags: Pleasure, Relief  ✍ Author: William S. Burroughs

I haven't changed much, over the years. I use less adjectives, now, and have a kinder heart, perhaps.

Tags: Heart, Less  ✍ Author: Angela Carter

It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of passion than never to be valued at all.

Tags: Object, Passion  ✍ Author: Angela Carter

We fought no better, perhaps, than they. We exhibited, perhaps, no higher individual qualities.

Tags: Higher, Individual  ✍ Author: Joshua Chamberlain

I feel perhaps my heart is still in China.

Tags: China, Heart  ✍ Author: Iris Chang

Physically, I feel extremely well, perhaps fitter than ever.

Tags: Extremely, Physically  ✍ Author: Kim Clijsters

I think most paintings are a record of the decisions that the artist made. I just perhaps make them a little clearer than some people have.

Tags: Artist, Decisions  ✍ Author: Chuck Close

Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.

Tags: May, Sure  ✍ Author: Aaron Copland

In 1844, there was a balance of perhaps of a couple of thousand dollars on the cr side.

Tags: Balance, Side  ✍ Author: Ezra Cornell

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