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Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I want people to think about movies and how we watch them. Let them know it's okay to question the structure or how we're sometimes duped into a false sense of normalcy. Most of all, I want people to question the old standard practices of, 'This is how the structure of something should work,' or, 'This is how a character must behave.'More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out between the North and the South. - Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace: but the peace, which they would effect, is superficial, false, and temporary.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
This idea that a book can either be about character and feeling, or about politics and idea, is just a false binary. Ideas are an expression of the feelings and the intense emotions we hold about the world.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
When a person tests positive for HIV, it is not a test for the virus itself but for antibodies to the virus, and the test is not able to distinguish between HIV antibodies and a multitude of other antibodies. Many conditions can lead to a false positive result, including flu shots, hepatitis, and pregnancy.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is easy for Christians to have the false impression that once we have established a relationship with Christ, which we believe sets us right with God, the problems of life will somehow scoot away or they will slowly be removed from our lives.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The president we have today is a typical Washington politician that's prone to hyperbole and decisiveness and false outrage. And I think it's very sad - very sad to watch.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I once made the mistake of going for a whole row of false eyelashes, which was just wrong as it gave me a sad, puppy-eyed look.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I think that the Information Age is great, but there's a downside to it obviously as well, and it's that false information can be perpetuated so quickly. And it's sad that so many people will believe it.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Being best is a false goal, you have to measure success on your own terms.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Ever since the arrival of printing - thought to be the invention of the devil because it would put false opinions into people's minds - people have been arguing that new technology would have disastrous consequences for language.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Trust your gut instinct over spreadsheets. There are too many variables in the real world that you simply can't put into a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets spit out results from your inexact assumptions and give you a false sense of security. In most cases, your heart and gut are still your best guide.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Say what you want to say about the rest of his presidency, including his tone-deaf response to Katrina and a war waged in Iraq on false pretenses, Bush connected with Americans in the aftermath of 9/11 because he looked as frail and unforgiving as we felt.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false the second, to know that which is true.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The doctrine that the earth is neither the center of the universe nor immovable, but moves even with a daily rotation, is absurd, and both philosophically and theologically false, and at the least an error of faith. (Decision against Galileo)More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
There are three great questions which in life we have over and over again to answer: Is it right or wrong? Is it true or false? Is it beautiful or ugly? Our education ought ot help us to answer these questions.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I am a printer, and a printer of news; ... I'll give anything for a good copy now, be it true or false, so be it news.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The criterion of true beauty is, that it increases in examination; of false, that it lessens. There is something, therefore, in true beauty that corresponds with the right reason, and it is not merely the creature of fancy.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
This whole business of Trade gives me to pause and think, as it constitutes false relations between men; inasmuch as I am prone to count myself relieved of any responsibility to behave well and nobly to that person who I pay with money, whereas if I had not that commodity, I should be put on my good behavior in all companies, and man would be a benefactor to man, as being himself his only certificate that he had a right to those aids and services which each asked of the other.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The methodological advice to interpret in a way that optimizes agreement should not be conceived as resting on a charitable assumption about human intelligence that might turn out to be false. If we cannot find a way to interpret the utterances and other behaviour of a creature as revealing a set of beliefs largely consistent and true by our standards, we have no reason to count that creature as rational, as having beliefs, or as saying anything.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Burnout is nature's way of telling you, you've been going through the motions your soul has departed; you're a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administrating stimulants to an exhausted nervous system.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Why is it that, as we grow older, we are so reluctant to change? It is not so much that new ideas are painful, for they are not. It is that old ideas are seldom entirely false, but have truth, great truth in them. The justification for conservatism is the desire to preserve the truths and standards of the past; its dangers, of which we are seldom aware, is that in preserving those values, we may miss the infinitely greater riches that lie in the future.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as the true, and serves some ordinary occasions; but when it is brought to the touch, we find the lightness and alloy, and feel the loss.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In love, everything is true, everything is false; it is the one subject on which one cannot express an absurdityMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gossip needn't be false to be evil - there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never utter these words: 'I do not know this, therefore it is false.' One must study to know; know to understand; understand to judge.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the falseMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we consider that all we deal with represents constantly changing sub-microscopic, interrelated processes which are not, and cannot be �identical with themselves’, the old dictum that �everything is identical with itself’ becomes in [today’s understanding of the universe] a principle invariably false to facts.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What a theologian feels as true, must be false: one has therein almost a criterion of truthMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The truth, of course, is that a billion falsehoods told a billion times by a billion people are still false.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind
without rain.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For over-warmth, if false, is worse than truth.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Should anyone attempt to deceive you by false expressions, and
not be a true friend at heart, act in the same manner, and thus
art will defeat art. [If you would catch a man let him think he
is catching you.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gloriously false. [Like Rahab.]More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All was false and hollow, though his tongue
Dropt manna, and could make the worst appear
The better reason.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How many cowards whose hearts are all as false
As stairs of sand, wear yet upon their chins
The beards of Hercules and frowning Mars,
Who inward searched, have livers white as milk!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without
merit and lost without deserving.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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