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My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.
Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Most people are unable to write because they are unable to think, and they are unable to think because they congenitally lack the equipment to do so, just as they congenitally lack the equipment to fly over the moon.
H. L. Mencken
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves?
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Being 'contented' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
I won't quit skating until I am physically unable.
Madness is tonic and invigorating. It makes the sane more sane. The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.
The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.
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