One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
Quote by Jane Austen
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One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something witty.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?
The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel.
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
I want a chainsaw very badly, because I think cutting down a tree would be unbelievably satisfying. I have asked for a chainsaw for my birthday, but I think I'll probably be given jewelry instead.
That's the real secret to job creation - not borrowing and spending more money in Washington.
I mean in the South African case, many of those who were part of death squads would have been respectable members of their white community, people who went to church on Sunday, every Sunday.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.
I always had a really natural faith as a kid. Where I knew God existed and it felt very free and pretty wild and natural, and it wasn't religious.
Art is science made clear.