Les Faux Monnayeurs [The Counterfeiters] (1925)Often misquoted as "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."Frequently misattributed to Christopher Columbus.
We don't know how God chooses martyrs. We do know that they give us the most precious gift they possess — their very lives.cesar chavez
Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.oscar wilde
The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.Phil Woosnam
In the beginning, I was very insecure. I hated how I looked in pictures.The Weeknd
School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.dan savage
We are a result of evolution, and therefore so are our creations—both the not-so-good and very good. It’s glorious.Bill Nye
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.christopher morley
Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.Elizabeth Gilbert
Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced... It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it's a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.J. K. Rowling
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it...Nicholas Sparks
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.a. a. milne
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.J. K. Rowling
It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.Florence Nightingale
very well. I shall be here at eleven. Good night, Harry.Dorian gray
I’m so glad my window looks east into the sun-rising. It’s so splendid to see the morning coming up over those long hills and glowing through those sharp fir tops. It’s new every morning, and I feel as if I washed my very soul in that bath of earliest sunshine.L. M. Montgomery
Pooh knew what he meant, but, being a Bear of very Little Brain, couldn't think of the words.a. a. milne
It is a good world to live in,
To lend, or to spend, or to give in;
But to beg or to borrow, or to get a man's own,
It is the very worst world that ever was known.
"I've got a sort of idea," said Pooh at last, "but I don't suppose it's a very good one." "I don't suppose it is either," said Eeyore.a. a. milne
Prince Humperdinck: Surrender.
Westley: You mean you wish to surrender to me? very well, I accept.
"Soulmate" is an overused term, but a true soul connection is very rare, and very real.hilary duff
If you think you are not conceited, it means you are very conceited indeed.C. S. Lewis
No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.C. S. Lewis
Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.C. S. Lewis
There’s one other thing that I think every frog or person needs to be creative: and that is friends. For me, I think the very best part of creativity is collaborating with friends and colleagues. Admittedly, mine happen to be bears, pigs, rats, chickens, and penguins, but you go with whatever works for you.Kermit the Frog