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All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.

Ambrose Bierce

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.

George Sand

All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget. In this - as in other ways - they are the opposite of paintings. Paintings record what the painter remembers. Because each one of us forgets different things, a photo more than a painting may change its meaning according to who is looking at it.

John Berger

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People think that professional soldiers think a lot about fighting, but serious professional soldiers think a lot more about food and a warm place to sleep, because these are two things that are generally hard to get, whereas fighting tends to turn up all the time.

Terry Pratchett

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I had always been able to gaze in the mirror and see whatever I wanted to see. After all, mirrors are only as truthful as the eyes that are looking into them.

Cherie Currie

It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.

James Thurber

An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.

Samuel Butler

Dance can reveal all the mystery that music hides.

Charles Baudelaire

The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above average drivers.

Dave Barry

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.

Russell Baker

Faith is all very well, until the real world comes along and snatches away everything that you hold dear. Then suddenly everything is thrown into sharp focus.

Cherie Currie

Learn to [...] be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

Carl Sagan

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

It has certainly been true in the past that what we call intelligence and scientific discovery have conveyed a survival advantage. It is not so clear that this is still the case: our scientific discoveries may well destroy us all, and even if they don't, a complete unified theory may not make much difference to our chances of survival.

Stephen Hawking

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