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Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
~By Helen Rowland ~


The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
~By Charles de Lint ~


There's nothing wrong with being shallow as long as you're insightful about it.
~By Dennis Miller ~


I like being in new places and seeing new sights.
~By Tom Welling ~


It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered; they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


If we need to be reminded to love one another, then we have already lost sight of the very essence of our existence.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
~By Helen Keller ~


It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
~By Arthur E. Waite ~


A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


To have faith is to believe in truth, believe that truth confers special power on those lucky enough to get a little insight, and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God, which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes.
~By Tony Snow ~


Sight and touch, being thus increased in capacity, might belong to some species far superior to man; or rather the human species would be far different had all the senses been thus improved.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Hopefully, at some point, people will at least credit the Republicans with carrying out their oversight responsibilities and with pursuing a principled course of action even in the face of everyone's short-attention spans.
~By Barbara Olson ~


In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs, we not only help improve health in those nations, we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.
~By Ron Wyden ~


An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


I come now to tell you for what I am brought here to die, and to give you an account of my faith, which I shall do as in the sight of the living God before whom I am shortly to stand.
~By Donald Cargill ~


In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
~By Barack Obama ~


From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
~By Mary C. Jones ~


It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


I will only observe, that that ethereal sense - sight, and touch, which is at the other extremity of the scale, have from time acquired a very remarkable additional power.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


What I intended to accomplish was to rouse the student body, not by means of an organization, but solely by my simple words; to urge them, not to violence, but to moral insight into the existing serious deficiencies of our political system.
~By Kurt Huber ~


All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere, and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs, and to do them quiet. It's really a sight to see... or to hear!
~By Michael McKean ~


I think children have talent and insight, but it gets beaten out of them.
~By Rita Dove ~


God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


I try to never lose sight of what a special time it is to be a women's basketball player.
~By Sue Wicks ~


I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.
~By Walt Disney ~


Yes, it was love at first sight. I feel that after all these years, I have finally found my soul mate.
~By Barbara Hershey ~


What pedophiles and people who have sexual desires on children lose sight of to a terrible, terrible degree - a devastating degree - is that their victims are real people who will suffer forever whatever abuses are perpetrated on them.
~By Jock Sturges ~


In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
~By Kofi Annan ~


Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
~By Thomas Gray ~


It hardly seems worthwhile to point out the shortsightedness of those practitioners who would have us believe that the form of the poem is merely its shape.
~By Mark Strand ~


Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
~By Francis Wright ~


The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
~By John Betjeman ~


It's only a drawback in the States, where most people seem to have no real interest in other countries and the notion of a novel which might offer insight into life in the UK doesn't seem to appeal very widely.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight, but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership, that is the way he does what he does, is to his perception.
~By Robert Teeter ~


Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
~By Helen Keller ~


The purpose of education is to keep a culture from being drowned in senseless repetitions, each of which claims to offer a new insight.
~By Harold Rosenberg ~


Since love first made the breast an instrument Of fierce lamenting, by its flame my heart Was molten to a mirror, like a rose I pluck my breast apart, that I may hang This mirror in your sight.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy.
~By Michael Lewis ~


Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Depression is something that makes you lose your sight.
~By Michael Schenker ~


As much horror as we have always created, we are a species that keeps moving forward, seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey.
~By Martha Beck ~


I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading.
~By John Gould ~


It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established.
~By Corin Nemec ~


I read a whole bunch of bits and pieces over the years, obviously from the fan magazines and the rest of the stuff, and I just wanted to give a little more insight into what's happening in my personal life.
~By Davy Jones ~


The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
~By Mario Andretti ~


The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by the s subsequent investigation, that this development has been in large part a matter of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


When you're out of sight for as long as I was, there's a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over people when they see you again.
~By Esther Williams ~


It's hard for me to talk about Dom right now because I am Dom right now. So it's a really strange exercise to try to reflect on something that I am at the moment. But I guarantee you that when I'm done with the movie and you ask me that question, I'll be able to give you something insightful.
~By Vin Diesel ~


That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit.
~By John Joly ~


Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.
~By Yusef Lateef ~


I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight. I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was. I was hugely impressed by her energy, straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


And like the old soldier in that ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
~By George Eliot ~


Without troublesome work, no one can have any concrete, full idea of what pure mathematical research is like or of the profusion of insights that can be obtained from it.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


There is no truth which the prophets press more steadily upon Israel than that all their national life lies in the sight and on the care of God.
~By George A. Smith ~


TSA serves as the operator, administrator and regulator for the nation's transportation security. But in fact, the TSA bureaucracy does all it can to thwart any conversion to a system with more private-sector operations and strong federal oversight and standards. This agency cannot, and should not, do it all.
~By John Mica ~


It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
~By Bram Stoker ~


It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle.
~By Christine Lavin ~


A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding.
~By Edward Steichen ~


While it may be true that the best advertising is word-of-mouth, never lose sight of the fact it also can be the worst advertising.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
~By William Wordsworth ~


The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.
~By Ellen G. White ~


The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight.
~By Mike Tyson ~


In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.
~By Larry Niven ~


I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
~By Leo Rosten ~


Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished.
~By James T. Walsh ~


The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn't get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King's guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake.
~By Gerry Cooney ~


There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I can't bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can't stand the sight of myself.
~By Nat King Cole ~


While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing, I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language.
~By Clifford Stoll ~


The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream... Hang in there.
~By James De La Vega ~


I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
~By Andre Gide ~


The best vision is insight.
~By Malcolm Forbes ~


Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
~By David Mellor ~


When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.
~By Jim Fiebig ~


If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.
~By J. Enoch Powell ~


Insight is the first condition of Art.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
~By Greg Ginn ~


Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster.
~By Johan Cruijff ~


Fear is the mother of foresight.
~By Thomas Hardy ~

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