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Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
The only thing I shy away from is non-consensual violence. I can't write a story where someone is a simple victim because it's boring.
Complex, statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple, statistically probable things.
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.
Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
John W. Gardner
I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.
Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.
The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
I think people who create and write, it actually does flow-just flows from into their head, into their hand, and they write it down. It's simple.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane... There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
People need to be insured so when you have an accident out there, or when something catastrophic happens to you, that you're covered and there's not someone else has to pay for you. That is as simple as that.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away.
LL Cool J
I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
'Think simple' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.
A simple grateful thought turned heavenwards is the most perfect prayer.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
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