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A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and prom...   Life
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.   Nature
Advertising is legalized lying.   Life
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us s...   Life
And in the air are no streets, no channels, no point where one can say...   Life
Bah! The thing is not a nose at all, but a bit of primordial chaos cla...   Life
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.   Life
Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all...   Life
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in...   Life
Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.   Life
Cynicism is humor in ill health.   Life
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the fu...   Life
Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.   Life
He was inordinately proud of England and he abused her incessantly.   Life
Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.   Life
History is a race between education and catastrophe.   Life
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catas...   History
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.   Life
I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarin...   Life
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.   Life
If we don't end war, war will end us.   Life
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.   Life
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty y...   Life
In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to l...   Life
Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes sh...   Life
Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and m...   Life
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.   Life
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armie...   Life
One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildne...   Life
Our true nationality is mankind.   Life
Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where i...   Life
Security puts a premium on feebleness.   Life
She could give herself up to the written word as naturally as a good d...   Life
She writes like a loom, producing her broad rich fabric with hardly a ...   Life
Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the on...   Life
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.   Life
The crisis of yesterday is the joke of tomorrow.   Life
The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of ...   Life
The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and ...   Life
The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might ha...   Life
The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.   Life
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken fri...   Life
The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins...   Life
The third peculiarity of aerial warfare was that it was at once enormo...   Life
The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a ...   Life
There comes a moment in the day when you have written your pages in th...   Life
There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and rai...   Life
They realized that the chief danger in aerial warfare from an excitabl...   Life
We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-w...   Life
What really matters is what you do with what you have.   Life
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I h...   Life
You have learned something. That always feels at first as if you had l...   Life