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John Boyne

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Do thou but thine, and be not diffident
Of wisdom, ...
JOHN MILTON
What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying ...
JOHN MCENROE
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves they have a b...
JOHN CIARDI
The watchful mother tarries nigh, though sleep has closed her infants eyes.
JOHN KEBLE
Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the ende...
JOHN DEWEY
You make your own dream. That's the Beatles' story, isn't it? That's Yoko's story. That's what I'm s...
JOHN LENNON
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. I...
JOHN LENNON
I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of v...
JOHN MAJOR
O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, dungeon or begga...
JOHN MILTON
You know, it's cigarettes that killed (Jerry) Garcia. Everyone thinks it's heroin, but it wasn't. It...
JOHN MELLENCAMP
The question before the human race is, whether the God of nature shall govern the world by his own l...
JOHN ADAMS
He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.
JOHN DRYDEN
All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget. In this - as in other ways - they are the ...
JOHN BERGER
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
JOHN ADAMS
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result...
JOHN BERGER
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
JOHN RUSKIN
Wide sea, that one continuous murmur breeds along the pebbled shore of memory!
JOHN KEATS
The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying.
JOHN BERGER
Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influen...
JOHN BURROUGHS
Headlines twice the size of the events.
JOHN GALSWORTHY
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion --I have shuddered at it. I shudder n...
JOHN KEATS
All nationalisms are at heart deeply concerned with names: with the most immaterial and original hum...
JOHN BERGER
They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
JOHN RUSKIN
One of the great fallacies of our time is that the Nazis rose to power because they imposed order on...
JOHN FOWLES
Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. ...
JOHN BERGER
Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
JOHN GAY
Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so...
JOHN NAISBITT
We have for the first time an economy based on a key resource Information that is not only renewable...
JOHN NAISBITT
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
JOHN GALSWORTHY
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome...
JOHN DEWEY
Genius is sorrow's child.
JOHN ADAMS
Freedom all solace to man gives: He lives at ease that freely lives.
JOHN BARBOUR
Sir Walter, being strangely surprised and put out of his countenance at so great a table, gives his ...
JOHN AUBREY
He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.
JOHN BUCHAN
One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.
JOHN GALSWORTHY
Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and e...
JOHN BERGER
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
JOHN FOWLES
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
JOHN DRYDEN
Tears such as angels weep.
JOHN MILTON
I've not got a first in philosophy without being able to muddy things pretty satisfactory.
JOHN BANHAM
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.
JOHN RUSKIN
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capaci...
JOHN HAGGAI