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All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
C. S. Lewis
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Hunter S. Thompson
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When art dresses in worn-out material it is most easily recognized as art.
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.
Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.
I'm just like anyone. I cut and I bleed. And I embarass easily.
All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.
Thomas J. Watson
Just in general, any government throughout history hasn't really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn't control them as easily.
Maynard James Keenan
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
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