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List of Affairs Quotes

We found 177 quote(s) that contain the word Affairs.



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Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away. Aeschylus

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Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. Aesop

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In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result. James Allen

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Almost everything Truman did in foreign affairs I approve of. Stephen Ambrose

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It's a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece. Anthony Anderson

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The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution. Hannah Arendt

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Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps, on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs. Rudolf Arnheim

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Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures, and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind. Mary Austin

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The proportion between the velocity with which men or animals move, and the weights they carry, is a matter of considerable importance, particularly in military affairs. Charles Babbage

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The humanitarian would, of course, have us meddle in foreign affairs as part of his program of world service. Irving Babbitt

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There are in most states one or two ministers of war, one of whom is the minister of naval affairs. Fredrik Bajer

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Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane. Honore de Balzac

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I wanted to be a neurologist. That seemed to be the most difficult, most intriguing, and the most important aspect of medicine, which had links with psychology, aggression, behavior, and human affairs. Roger Bannister

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That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other. Isaac Barrow

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Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them. Saint Basil

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Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life. Arnold Bennett

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Marxists have some way of analyzing the development of affairs which enables them to judge far in advance of scientific thinkers what the trend of social and economic development is to be. John Desmond Bernal

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A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others. Ambrose Bierce

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Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured. Ambrose Bierce

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Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. Ambrose Bierce

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The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured. Ambrose Bierce

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We have to withdraw from this undemocratic institution and ensure that these people no longer have any influence on British affairs. We would like to see other European nations do the same thing. I think that will happen. Steve Blake

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The spirit and determination of the people to chart their own destiny is the greatest power for good in human affairs. Matt Blunt

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I haven't trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I've never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex. Erma Bombeck

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Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs. Edward Bond