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.
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter nosesthanourselves, isnot a pretty thing when you look into it too much.What redeems it is an idea only.Korzeniowski
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
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
Sometimes, in order to imitate the original, it is necessary toput something that isnot inthe original into a portrait in marble.
A good writer isnot, per se, a good bookcritic.No more so than a good drunk is automaticallya good bartender.Jim Bishop
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
The air isnot sofull of motes, of atoms, asthe church is of mercies.john donne
Matilda Briggs?was a ship which is associated with the giant ratof Sumatra, a story for whichtheworld isnot yet prepared.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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.
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.
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.
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
What I like in a good author isnot what hesays, but what he whispers.Logan Pearsall Smith
I am pent up in frowzy lodgings, where there isnot room enough to swing a cat.
Shouting isnot a substitute for thinking and reason isnot the subversion but the salvation of freedom.