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'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one


Laurence Sterne

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'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one.
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Closed eyes, heart not beating, but a living love.
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A good name will open doors that diamond & platinum dare not.
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A good name is a more bankable & valuable inheritance than diamond & platinum.
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A good name is the only insurance we need against the monster called poverty.
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Diamond & platinum are the obstacles that always stand in the way of a good name.
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They're building a large burn or wall at the bottom of the landfill to make sure the waste stays in ...
LAURENCE LAU
You want to keep garbage covered so rats, flies, other insects and disease vectors can't get in ther...
LAURENCE LAU
People have woken up to the fact that abuse of the environment is very serious. A long-term legacy o...
LAURENCE MEE
Louis's own life can be broken down into two distinct phases: everything that occurred before he rec...
LAURENCE BERGREEN
The Internet means record companies have to fight a bit harder.
LAURENCE BELL
It's a good move for Airbus because we don't have enough space in Beijing now and China Eastern is t...
LAURENCE BARRON
It is not a question of concern but obviously a question of great interest to us.
LAURENCE BARRON
One in six planes sold this year will go to China. Next year that will be one in five.
LAURENCE BARRON
I believe a pastor has an obligation to speak to the moral issues of the country on the basis of the...
LAURENCE WHITE
If you're having a Republican state convention, you want everybody there. This isn't that kind of me...
LAURENCE WHITE
Even though she's a celebrated French actress, she's been in so many distinguished European films as...
LAURENCE KARDISH
She is a star by virtue of her passion. A Hollywood celebrity might choose roles that enhance their ...
LAURENCE KARDISH
We English have sex on the brain. Not the best place for it, actually.
LAURENCE HARVEY
They think, 'If something bad happens, it doesn't matter whose fault it is, I'm going to take care o...
LAURENCE GONZALES
We're all born with the survival instinct. But I think the true survivors, who get out of really bad...
LAURENCE GONZALES
We have every reason to expect there is sufficient competence (in Myanmar) to make the diagnosis. If...
LAURENCE GLEESON
She was a remarkable lady in her own right.
LAURENCE GLASCO
She didn't want him associated with that. He was somebody who had been a legislator for 30 years, an...
LAURENCE GLASCO
God knows how many hundreds or thousands of kids have been cured just because of that simple blood t...
LAURENCE GLASCO
Las Palmas may have a better use than being solely a Marriott hotel. There is a lot of residential o...
LAURENCE GELLER
There are two things you don't want to get -- a letter from the IRS and a letter from the draft boar...
LAURENCE FOSTER
If you haven't tracked it, it's easier to take the 10 cents a mile.
LAURENCE FOSTER
Tens of thousands is a very conservative number.
LAURENCE FUORTES
The older you are, the more hours you can withstand without seeing harmful effects. But generally, n...
LAURENCE STEINBERG
Some of this benefit we see now may be a combination of our increased awareness of heart disease in ...
LAURENCE SPERLING
He has no choice, the way these people have forced his hand.
LAURENCE STRICK
He doesn't pull any punches. He tells the pastors what's on his heart.
LAURENCE WHITE
The Constitution grants only Congress - not the president - the power 'to borrow money on the cr...
LAURENCE TRIBE
I could do Daniel Day-Lewis's job as well as him.
LAURENCE FOX
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years...
LAURENCE BINYON
What does brace mean, anyway? Brace. Such an odd word. It comes from the Latin brachium, meaning arm...
LAURENCE GONZALES
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.
LAURENCE PETER
I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shak...
LAURENCE OLIVIER
They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years con...
LAURENCE BINYON
Most of the fiction on the California Gold Rush makes it sound like one grand, boyish adventure. How...
LAURENCE YEP
It began to turn against him, because his opponents were very, very shrewd and calculating in the wa...
LAURENCE LEAMER
I'd like people to remember me for a diligent expert workman. I think a poet is a workman. I thi...
LAURENCE OLIVIER
the integrity of the electoral process.
LAURENCE LEAMER
There is a temptation to take advantage. Just like any other aspect of society, there are the good (...
LAURENCE GODFREY
Over the course of the millennia, all these multitudes of ancestors, generation upon generation, hav...
LAURENCE OVERMIRE
So, if this were indeed my Final Hour, these would be my words to you. I would not claim to pass on ...
MARGARET LAURENCE
I don't believe for a minute that the proof of God's existence is achieved. My faith prohibits me fr...
LAURENCE COSSé
Well, where am I really? I'm 200 feet off the ground in a manmade maze.
LAURENCE GONZALES
The mere dates of my existence do not interest me, except in one connection. When the Great War star...
LAURENCE HOUSMAN
Every child comes into this world as a gift to humanity. It is up to us, as adults, to see that they...
LAURENCE OVERMIRE
The plan, a memory of the future, tries on reality to see if it fits.
LAURENCE GONZALES
Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't s...
LAURENCE FISHBURNE
We are pleased to finally reach an agreement on major remedies to deal with major water pollution pr...
LAURENCE LAU
'Richard III' is a really difficult play to film - it's involved, often obscure. I felt ...
LAURENCE OLIVIER
The Committee continues to see the removal of accommodation as the focus of policy and has given no ...
LAURENCE MEYER
Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice, golden sunsets and black storms...
LAURENCE OLIVIER