Simple Quotes (535)

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The true reason of Ms. Rice's attack against Russia is very simple. Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention.

By : Vladimir Zhirinovsky

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Another differentiator is that Skype is free and simple to set up, and it costs us virtually nothing for a new user to join the Skype network, which is why we can offer the service for free.

By : Niklas Zennstrom

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As a designer, the mission with which we have been charged is simple: providing space at the right cost.

By : Harry von Zell

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I use a really simple calendar program on my computer.

By : Jamie Zawinski

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My running was very simple

By : Emil Zatopek

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It occurred to me, when I was old enough to make rules of my own, that they should be fair and simple.

By : Moon Unit Zappa

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Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick.

By : Lin Yutang

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Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one!

By : Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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Government has never increased the standard of living of one single human being in civilization's history. For some reason that simple truth has evaded everybody.

By : Steve Wynn

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I got a chain letter by fax. It's very simple. You just fax a dollar bill to everybody on the list.

By : Steven Wright

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We've observed that people who stall in their personal growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want. It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.

By : Judith Wright

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"""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."

By : Frank Lloyd Wright

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The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.

By : Francis Wright

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Surely it is time to examine into the meaning of words and the nature of things, and to arrive at simple facts, not received upon the dictum of learned authorities, but upon attentive personal observation of what is passing around us.

By : Francis Wright

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My next book is Scene by Scene: as Seen by Fay Wray. It'll be about different incidents. Just my feelings about quite a few people. Attitudes. My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that.

By : Fay Wray

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With Schubert, a lot of the melodies are very simple, but he's in this groove. He's in touch with his heart.

By : Tom Wopat

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It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.

By : Virginia Woolf

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A Mac is a closed box, so Apple can make decisions about things that they don't include. That makes, it in some ways, simpler for them.

By : Robert Wise

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I've always had a sense of humour, and I still do, so I just want to go on performing as long as I can. It's as simple as that.

By : Norman Wisdom

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But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.

By : Niklaus Wirth

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My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.

By : Niklaus Wirth

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He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief power of wealth is to supply wants. In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.

By : William Wirt

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To the people out there, baseball is a simple sport. But it is complex. It is never easy.

By : Dave Winfield

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The complex develops out of the simple.

By : Colin Wilson

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The thing that contributes to anyone's reaching the goal he wants is simple wanting that goal badly enough.

By : Charles E. Wilson

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A visual image is a simple thing, a picture that enters the eyes.

By : Roy H. Williams

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In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention.

By : Rowan D. Williams

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In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder. It could have been made to point in any direction - north, south, east or west.

By : Kit Williams

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The moment-of-conception fallacy implies that fertilization is a simple process with never a doubt as to whether it has or has not happened.

By : George C. Williams

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With two little boys in diapers, I had to keep it simple if I were going to have a life at all.

By : Esther Williams

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Well, some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve.

By : Andrew Wiles

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It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.

By : Laura Ingalls Wilder

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I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

By : Oscar Wilde

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The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

By : Oscar Wilde

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The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.

By : Oscar Wilde

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Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.

By : Alfred North Whitehead

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Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it - in a decade, a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?

By : John Archibald Wheeler

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It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea. And it is my opinion that this idea, once we have finally discovered it, will be so compelling, so beautiful, that we will say to one another, yes, how could it have been any different.

By : John Archibald Wheeler

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Yet we act as if simple cause and effect is at work. We push to find the one simple reason things have gone wrong. We look for the one action, or the one person, that created this mess. As soon as we find someone to blame, we act as if we've solved the problem.

By : Margaret J. Wheatley

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Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.

By : Margaret J. Wheatley

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