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Given (...) that two truths can never contradict each other, the task of wise interpreters is to strive to find the true meanings of scriptural passages agreeing with those physical conclusions of which we are already certain and sure from clear sensory experience or from necessary demonstrations.

Galileo Galilei

Emotions that are ordered and given shape are more important than disorderly emotions.

D. H. Lawrence

We live with some big mysteries. When we come upon one, were given a little gift. Every mystery is something for all of us to wonder about together.

Annaka Harris

In the early days of the Internet, this was one of the medium's great hopes - that it would finally offer a medium whereby whole towns - and indeed countries - could co-create their culture through discourse. Personalization has given us something very different: a public sphere sorted and manipulated by algorithms, fragmented by design, and hostile to dialogue.

Eli Pariser

There is only one day left, always starting over: It is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.

Jean-Paul Sartre

What I want, more than anything, is to reach the end of my life with a solid before-and-after picture to reflect back on. To show I did the absolute best that I could with what I was given and that my life was well-lived.

Alyson Noel

The essence of science is that it is always willing to abandon a given idea for a better one; the essence of theology is that it holds its truths to be eternal and immutable.

Henry Louis Mencken

The less competent a person is in a given domain, the more he will tend to overestimate his abilities. This often produces an ugly marriage of confidence and ignorance that is very difficult to correct for.

Sam Harris

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms-to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Viktor E. Frankl

Outliers are those who have been given opportunities - and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.

Malcolm Gladwell

Some of the most memorable mother's day gifts are those gifts which are given, not because it is Mother's Day, but because it is a day when children want to share some new wonder or something special and exciting with you.

Delfina Silva-Cardillo

Love is warmth and love is caring.
Love is kind and love is sharing.
Love is given and love is taken.
Real true love cannot be shaken.

Ruth Y. Nott

I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.

Ayn Rand

Every biologist has at some time asked `What is life?` and none has ever given a satisfactory answer. Science is built on the premise that Nature answers intelligent questions intelligently; so if no answer exists, there must be something wrong with the question.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.

Mae West

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