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People will not look forward to posterity who will not look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
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BENJAMIN DISRAELI
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ANDRE AGASSI
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors
EDMUND BURKE
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
EDMUND BURKE
Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put
EURIPIDES
And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown it that the ancients did not know everything.
PIERRE DE FERMAT
There never was a good war, or a bad peace. -Benjamin Franklin.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
I was really good at being a bad guy; I like that role. Not being bad to people - just talking bad.
RIC FLAIR
Posterity will pay everyone their due.
PUBLIUS CORNELIUS TACITUS
Natural gas prices will be bad as well, we shouldn't expect prices to go back down significantly.
AGBELI AMEKO
Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, trave...
LORD BYRON
Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, trave...
LORD BYRON
Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put
EURIPIDES
And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown it that the ancients did not know everything.
PIERRE DE FERMAT
You're the best gay friend I've ever had!
AMERICA TALKING TO FRANCE
Posterity will pay everyone their due.
TACITUS
I'm hoping the swelling will go down a bit before tomorrow but it doesn't feel too bad.
DANIEL HALANGAHU
After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
GEORGE ADE
We are not talking about running down to Home Depot.
BARBARA VAN GELDER
History is written not only by posterity, but for posterity as well.
STACY SCHIFF
We are not talking about running down to Home Depot.
BARBARA GELDER
You can't really talk about these issues without talking about Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart drags everybody do...
CAROLE FLORMAN
Somewhere down the line (they will open up). Playing this game is not bad.
CORKY MILLER
Grammar is not a time of waste
NANCY CARTWRIGHT
Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power.
JOAN DIDION
They will need to come down from the mountain and start talking to people [eventually].
ADRIAN LAING
As a setup guy, if people are talking to you, obviously you did something bad. Otherwise you go unhe...
BOB HOWRY
I like to think that even if we make some really bad choices and go down some bad paths, we'll e...
TIM O'REILLY
Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to grammar.
JASON CHAMBERLAIN
Everything one has a right to do is not best to be done." Benjamin Franklin
BARBARA W. TUCHMAN
Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab hi...
BIBLE
Behold, I will bring evil upon thee, and will take away thy posterity, and will cut off from Ahab hi...
BIBLE
Dream up, and you will go up; dream down, and you will go down.
MATSHONA DHLIWAYO
I really like grammar. And spelling. I was a spelling-bee kid. I'm hard-core about grammar.
EMMA STONE
Why should I care about posterity? What's posterity ever done for me?
GROUCHO MARX
Posterity is a most limited assembly. Those gentlemen who reach posterity are not much more numero...
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
There's a saying that a market that doesn't go down on bad news is destined to go up.
CARL MARKER
Why should I care about posterity? What's posterity ever done for me?
GROUCHO MARX
This poem will never reach its destination. On Rousseau's Ode To Posterity
VOLTAIRE (FRANçOIS-MARIE AROUET)
I was talking about how we need to be united to demonstrate that we're not bad guys and we're not cr...
EDUARDO SOTELO
I won't go into details on the punishment, but I will use a standard of bad judgment for imposing wh...
ZYGI WILF
I won't go into details on the punishment, but I will use a standard of bad judgment for imposing wh...
ZYGI WILF
People go down bad paths and they make bad decisions, but it's always justified in their head.
MAISIE WILLIAMS
Historically, when Americans don't know what to do next, they go to Paris. Benjamin Franklin is ...
CRAIG FERGUSON
Grammar school never taught me anything about grammar.
ISAAC GOLDBERG
This poem will never reach its destination. [On Rousseau's Ode To Posterity]
VOLTAIRE
This poem will never reach its destination. [On Rousseau's Ode To Posterity]
VOLTAIRE
I fear we are not getting rid of God because we still believe in grammar.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
I do not give you to posterity as a pattern to imitate, but as an example to deter.
JUNIUS
When Thomas Paine showed Benjamin Franklin the manuscript of The Age of Reason, Franklin advised him...
DAVE BARRY
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but al...
RENE DESCARTES
Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity - Posterity has done nothing for us
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity - Posterity has done nothing for us
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
When I was doing 'Beau Travail,' I listened a lot to Benjamin Britten.
CLAIRE DENIS
We've stayed really normal and down to Earth I think, and haven't let the success thing go t...
ASHLEY OLSEN
We are always doing, says he, something for posterity, but I would see posterity do something for us...
JOSEPH ADDISON
We are always doing, says he, something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do something ...
SIR RICHARD STEELE
Posterity! you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I h...
JOHN ADAMS
Twenty years ago, I'd go listen to people play. I found them fascinating and interesting and wanted ...
DAN WHITE
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I h...
JOHN ADAMS
Wherever you will go,
I will let you down,
But this lullaby goes on.
SARAH DESSEN
I will not calm down!
J.K. ROWLING
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something for us.
JOSEPH ADDISON
"We are always doing," says he, "something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do somethin...
JOSEPH ADDISON
Wherever you will go,
I will let you down,
But this lullaby goes on.
SARAH DESSEN
Ill-fitting grammar are like ill-fitting shoes. You can get used to it for a bit, but then one day y...
JASPER FFORDE
Strangers are contemporary posterity. [Fr., Les etrangers sont la posterite contemporaine.]
MADAME DE STAEL (BARONNE ANNE LOUISE GERMAINE DE STAEL-HOLSTEIN)
Why do you ask, how long has he lived? He has lived to posterity. [Lat., Quid quaeris, quamdiu v...
SENECA (LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA)
What dazzles, for the moment spends its spirit; What's genuine, shall posterity inherit. [Ger....
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
He thinks posterity is a pack-horse, always ready to be loaded.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Surely your enemy is the one who shall be without posterity, / Say: O unbelievers! / I do not serve ...
QURAN
And my chutneys and kasaundies are, after all, connected to my nocturnal scribblings –– by day a...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but ...
HENRY CLAY
I will not step down.
DHARAM SINGH
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope y...
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If pharmacists don't receive immediate relief, some will go broke. Others are hurting so bad that th...
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WALTER ISAACSON
I don't want to talk grammar, I want to talk like a lady
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Let me just acknowlege that the function of grammar is to make language as efficent and clear and tr...
JOHN GREEN
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone els...
BELL HOOKS
I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone...
BELL HOOKS
The decision of the board will be an unpopular one in some sectors of the community. Posterity will ...
MPUMELELO TSHUME
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary
THOMAS PAINE
He who doesn’t go to temple in bad weather will go to hell when it is fair.
VIKRANT PARSAI
He who doesn’t go to temple in bad weather will go to hell when it is fair.
VIKRANT PARSAI
I'm Creole, and I'm down to earth.
BOOZOO CHAVIS
Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.
RICHARD C. TRENCH
I will not do anything bad ever again
BART SIMPSON
I will definitely play. It's not that bad.
GENO PARRISH
The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions of grammar
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
It's all very well being a native speaker. But explaining complex grammar without training would be ...
SARAH WILSON
I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
CARL SANDBURG
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionari...
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
It is well to remember that grammar is common speech formulated
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
This is the type of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put.
WINSTON S. CHURCHILL

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Justice is truth in action.
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Duty cannot exist without faith.
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A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
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Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
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Silence is the mother of truth.
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There are Batavian graces in all he says.
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It is circumstances (difficulties) which show what men are.
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Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
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We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
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All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.
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We cannot learn men from books.
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A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
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Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
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Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret
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You behold a range of exhausted volcanoes.
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The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
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Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with a thick trowel
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There is no education like adversity
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The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.
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Life is too short to be small.
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Be amusing, never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
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The profound thinker always suspects that he is superficial.
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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
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His Christianity was muscular.
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Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.
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Adventures are to the adventurous.
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There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.
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A majority is always better than the best repartee.
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In politics, nothing is contemptible.
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Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
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The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
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The gondola of London.
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A canter is the cure for all evil.
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London is a modern Babylon.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represen...
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There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.
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You cannot choose between party government and Parliamentary government. I say you can have no Parli...
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I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole!
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It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that ...
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Christianity is completed Judaism, or it is nothing
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The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity
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He has to learn that petulance is no sarcasm, and that insolence is not invective
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The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it wo...
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that ...
BENJAMIN DISRAELI
Ignorance never settles a question
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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
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Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but esp...
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When I want to read a novel, I write one.
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News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point o...
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
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The right honorable gentlemen's smile is like the silver fittings of a coffin
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The disappointment of manhood succeeds the delusion of youth
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In politics nothing is contemptible.
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Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius
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The greatest of all evil is the weak government.
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