And what I've learned isnot to believe in magical leaders any more; that character and compassion are more important than ideology; and that even if it's absurd to think you can change things, it's even more absurd to think that it's foolish and unimportant to try.
Bad as our urban conditions often are, there isnot a slum in the country which has a third of the infantile death- rate of the royal family in the middle ages.
Heaven isnot a place, and it isnot atime.Heaven isbeing perfect.Richard Bach
The Socratic method is not a game at which two can play.max beerbohm
You must understand,James, thattheir English God isnot so dominant a business institution as ours.J(ames) L(loyd) Carr
It doesnot matter that Dickens's world isnot life-like; it is alive.Lord (Edward Christian) David Gascoyne Cecil
Now thisisnotthe end.It isnot eventhebeginningofthe end.But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
Canada isnot reallya placewhereyouare encouragedto have large spiritual adventures.Robertson Davies
I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it isnot tomakereasons for husbandstostayat home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
When it isnot necessary to change, it isnecessary not to change.
It isnot good enough tospend time and ink indescribing the penultimate sensations and physical movements of people getting into a state of rut, we all know them so well.john galsworthy
Il n'est pas tre' s prudent d'avoir des dieux et des le gumes trop dore s. It isnot wise to have either yourgods or your vegetables too gilded.
It isnot oftenthat nationslearnfromthepastevenrarer that they draw the correct conclusions from it. For the lessons of historical experience, as of personal experience, are contingent. They teach the consequences ofcertain actions, but theycannot forcea recognition of comparable situations.
Thisbook isnot about heroes.Englishpoetry isnot yet fit to speak of them.wilfred owen
It isnot his possession of knowledge, of irrefutabletruth, that makes the man of science, but his persistent and recklessly critical quest for truth.
England isnot ruined becausesinewy brownmenfroma distant colony sometimes hit a ball further and oftener than our men do.
We are a democracy, and there is only one way to get a democracy on its feet in the matter of its individual, its social, its municipal, its State, its National conduct, and that is by keeping the public informed about what is going on.There isnot a crime, there isnot a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.Get these things out in the open, describe them, attack them, ridicule them in the press, and sooner or later public opinion will sweep them away.joseph pulitzer
It isnot to be understood that the natural price of labour, estimated even in food and necessaries, is absolutely fixed and constant.It varies at different times in thesame countryand very materially differs in different countries. It essentially depends on the habits and customs of the people.David Ricardo
Self-denial isnot avirtue: it isonly theeffect of prudence on rascality.George Bernard Shaw
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.Adam Smith
Shouting isnot a substitute for thinking and reason isnot the subversion but the salvation of freedom.
DerTod ist kein Ereignis des Lebens. DenTod erlebt man nicht. Death isnot an event in life: we do not liveto experience death.
To live single isnot such a fearful disaster. I believe it may be a sign of a step forward in culture, education and the quality of life.Jie Zhang