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#1. If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#2. The mark of a civilized man is his willingness to re-examine his most cherished beliefs. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#3. The press is the exclusive literature of the million; to them it is literature, church, and college. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#4. We call those poets who are first to mark, Through earth's dull mist the coming of the dawn, Who see in twilight's gloom the first pale spark, While others only note that day is gone. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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#5. To go in the dark with a light is to know the light.
To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight,
and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings,
and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#6. Let us always remember that he does not really believe his own opinion, who dares not give free scope to his opponent. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#7. Sabbath observance invites us to stop. It invites us to rest. It asks us to notice that while we rest, the world continues without our help. It invites us to delight in the world's beauty and abundance. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#8. But faith is not necessarily, or not soon, a resting place. Faith puts you out on a wide river in a boat, in the fog, in the dark. Even a man of faith knows that (as Burley Coulter used to say) we've all got to go through enough to kill us. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#9. The role of culture is that it's the form through which we as a society reflect on who we are, where we've been, where we hope to be. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#10. Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece of embroidery. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#11. Monsanto doesn't care about feeding the world. We have to think about the wage slavery of migrant workers and salary slavery of those who are desperately unhappy. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#12. You think winter will never end, and then, when you don't expect it, when you have almost forgotten it, warmth comes and a different light. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#13. The best servant does his work unseen. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
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#14. The NFL is such a large, multibillion dollar enterprise with fan loyalty because they have provided not only entertainment for sports fans, but memories, good memories, family memories to these fans, that can only bring about good will. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#15. If you're asking all this because of Wendell, forget it. Wendell has a few marbles missing when it comes to women. I like that expression very much, even though I disagree. If anything, Wendell has more marbles than he needs when it comes to women. - Author: Francisco X Stork
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#16. It is no more possible to live in the future than it is to live in the past. If life is not now, it is never. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#17. The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#18. Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#19. Men, like peaches and pears, grow sweet a little while before they begin to decay. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#20. 'The Wire' really is an American classic, and I think that's something to be very proud of. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#21. Man has his will, but woman has her way. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#22. This religion that scorned the beauty and goodness of this world was a puzzle to me. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#23. The real work of planet-saving will be small, humble, and humbling, and (insofar as it involves love) pleasing and rewarding. Its jobs will be too many to count, too many to report, too many to be publicly noticed or rewarded, too small to make anyone rich or famous. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#24. The Puritan did not stop to think; he recognized God in his soul, and acted. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#25. The man who, for party, forsakes righteousness, goes down; and the armed battalions of God march over him. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#26. The only simplicity for which I would give a straw is that which is on the other side of the complex - not that which never has divined it. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#27. The most insistent and formidable concern of agriculture, wherever it is taken seriously, is the distinct individuality of every farm, every field on every farm, every farm family, and every creature on every farm. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#28. Whenever an actor was going to die, I tried to help them understand not to take it personally. It wasn't about them. It's the story. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#29. I'm a writer more than I am a talker. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#30. Give your approval to all you cannot understand. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#31. But we didn't speak of what was bothering us the most. Maybe we didn't need to. It couldn't have been "talked out." It had to be worn out. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#32. He was always very kind and considerate to anybody below him," recalled Harold Cherniss. "But not at all to people who might be considered his intellectual equals. And this, of course, irritated people, made people very angry, and made him enemies." Wendell - Author: Kai Bird
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#33. An education is not properly an industry, and its proper use is not to serve industries. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#34. In time, against conscience and even will, my grief for him began to include grief for myself. Sometimes I would get the feeling that I was going to waste. It was my life calling me to itself. It was the light that shines in darkness calling me back into time. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#35. When I first started reading poetry, all the poets I read - Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier - were rhyme poets. That's what captured me. - Author: Marv Levy
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#36. Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#37. The inlet
our friend looks as he did
when we first knew him,
and until I wake I believe
I will die of grief, for I know
that this boy grew into a man
who was a faithful friend
who died. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#38. A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel, any day. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#39. The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#40. Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#41. I realized that the story of even so small a place can never be completely told and can never be finished. It is eternal, always here and now, and going on forever. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#42. We always see abhorrent behavior and say why, but then we get mad when somebody tries to answer. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#43. I worked with James Orange and Hosea Williams as a teenager, and he's portrayed in the movie by Wendell Pierce. So, for me to be able to come in, 20 years after working with them as a teenager, and to portray Reverend James Orange in 'Selma' is mind-blowing. - Author: Omar Dorsey
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#44. The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#45. If you can eat sawdust without butter, you can be a success in the law. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#46. I think it not improbable that man, like the grub that prepares a chamber for the winged thing it never has seen but is to be - that man may have cosmic destinies that he does not understand. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#47. A mind once stretched by thoughts of heaven will never regain it's original shape (a shameless tweak of a quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes, US author and physician) - Author: Serenity McLean
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#48. To define knowledge as merely empirical is to limit one's ability to know; it enfeebles one's ability to feel and think. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#49. The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#50. Modesty and reverence are no less virtues of freemen than the democratic feeling which will submit neither to arrogance nor to servility. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#51. If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#52. Be willing to commit yourself to a course, perhaps a long and hard one, without being able to foresee exactly where you will come out. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#53. The hand entrusted with power becomes, either from human depravity or esprit de corps, the necessary enemy of the people - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#54. Much of our waste problem is to be accounted for by the intentional flimsiness and unrepairability of the labor-savers and gadgets that we have become addicted to. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#55. The real question is, Why do you feel as though that's emasculating? A man can't have a conflict? When you try to do art, it's how it lands on people, and hopefully some people will see it the way that I saw it, which is all of these awful choices come from the place of a man who's damaged. - Author: Wendell Pierce
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#56. Have the courage to act instead of react. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#57. There are two healings: nature's, and ours and nature's. Nature's will come in spite of us, after us, over the graves of its wasters, as it comes to the forsaken fields. The healing that is ours and nature's will come if we are willing, if we are patient, if we know the way, if we will do the work. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#58. Every government is always growing corrupt. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#59. We are all sentenced to capital punishment for the crime of living, and though the condemned cell of our earthly existence is but a narrow and bare dwelling-place, we have adjusted ourselves to it, and made it tolerably comfortable for the little while we are to be confined in it. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#60. My right to swing my fist ends where your nose begins. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#61. The grower of trees, the gardener, the man born to farming, whose hands reach into the ground and sprout, to him the soil is a divine drug. He enters into death yearly, and comes back rejoicing. He has seen the light lie down in the dung heap, and rise again in the corn. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#62. The form of a poem is invisible. A poem is not an "object." This is hard to accept in a mechanical age. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#63. It is perfectly easy to be original by violating the laws of decency and the canons of good taste. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#64. Not just self-restraint, that old killjoy, but communal restraint. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#65. Grandmam came back from that distance in time that separates grandmothers from their grandchildren and made herself a mother to me. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#66. What can't be helped must be endured. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#67. Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#68. XII Do not live for death, pay it no fear or wonder. This is the firmest law of the truest faith. Death is the dew that wets the grass in the early morning dark. It is God's entirely. Withdraw your fatal homage, and live. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#69. Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#70. Our test of truth is a reference to either a present or imagined future majority in favour of our view. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#71. It gets darker and darker and darker, and then Jesus is born. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#72. It is a good plan to have a book with you in all places and at all times. If you are presently without, hurry without delay to the nearest shop and buy one of mine. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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#73. The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living. - Author: Wendell Phillips
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#74. If you are among those who believe that the U.S. has the best healthcare system in the world - despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary - it's because my fellow spinmeisters and I succeeded brilliantly at what we were paid very well to do with your premium dollars. - Author: Wendell Potter
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#75. Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation.
(pg.99, "The Body and the Earth") - Author: Wendell Berry
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#76. Free men are the strongest men. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#77. If we are ever to become what we might have been, we must cease being who we've become. - Author: Wendell Johnson
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#78. What would be the point of being personally whole in a dismembered society, or personally healthy in a land scalped, eroded and poisoned, or personally free in a world entirely controlled by the government or enlightened by television? - Author: Wendell Berry
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#79. When the mind's an empty room
The clear days come. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#80. Nature is always trying to tell us that we are not so superior or independent or alone or autonomous as we may think. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#81. The world is so full and abundant it is like a pregnant woman carrying a child in one arm and leading another by the hand. Every puddle in the lane is ringed with sipping butterflied that fly up in flutter when you walk past in the late morning on your way to get the mail. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#82. Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#83. Indecision is a virus that can run through an army and destroy its will to win or even to survive. - Author: Wendell Mayes
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#84. A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#85. Leisure only means a chance to do other jobs that demand attention. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#86. I have got to the age now where I can see how short a time we have to be here. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#87. Even for practical purposes theory generally turns out the most important thing in the end. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#88. What the government will or will not do is finally beside the point. If people do not have the government they want, then they will have a government that they must either change or endure. Finally, - Author: Wendell Berry
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#89. Thinking is the most overrated human activity. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#90. War? War is an organized bore. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#91. The damages of our present agriculture all come from the determination to use the life of the soil as if it were an extractable resource like coal. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#92. Perhaps the House had heard Harvey wishing for a full moon, because when he and Wendell traipsed upstairs and looked out the landing window, there
hanging between the bare branches of the trees
was a moon as wide and as white as a dead man's smile. - Author: Clive Barker
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#93. The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#94. To be patient in an emergency is a terrible trial. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#95. I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#96. This is a court of law, not a court of justice. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#97. Eating is an agricultural act. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#98. Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#99. The connections between people and land are dangerously oversimplified and mainly technological. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#100. Jesus' military career has never compelled my belief. - Author: Wendell Berry
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