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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.
John F. Kennedy
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
Jean de La Fontaine
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple. Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers.
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
Pope John Paul II
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
Today, and I'm very strongly against tax increases.
You will always move toward anyone who increases you and away from anyone who makes you less.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
J. K. Rowling
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.
Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a good turn liberally offered to a reasonable man grows continually through noble thought and memory.
The medicine increases the disease.
Since taking office, President Obama has signed into law spending increases of nearly 25 percent for domestic government agencies - an 84 percent increase when you include the failed stimulus. All of this new government spending was sold as 'investment.'
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay.
An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.
Look, only in Washington is not raising taxes considered a tax cut. Nobody's getting a tax cut here. We're not cutting taxes. We're preventing tax increases from occurring.
Don't treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used. And don't try to give me that nerd argument that your heart is a 'Batman' with a limited-edition silver bat-erang and therefore if it stays in its original packing it increases in value.
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
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