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Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
by Abraham Flexner

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war;
no nation has ever borrowed largely for education...
no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford

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If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given
me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
- Valentino Rossi

Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands.
That's probably why they get along so well.
- Jonathan Carroll

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

I would never kill a living thing, although I probably
have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
- Don Van Vliet

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

If a man smiles all the time,
he's probably selling something that doesn't work.
- George Carlin

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll
probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped,
probably arboreal in its habits.
- Charles Darwin

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible,
he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible,
he is very probably wrong.
- Arthur C. Clarke

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

If cats were double the size they are now,
they'd probably be illegal.
- Doug Coupland

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

America is rather like life.
You can usually find in it what you look for.
It will probably be interesting, and it is sure to be large.
- E. M. Forster

I think all of us certainly believed the statistics
which said that probably 88% chance of mission success
and maybe 96% chance of survival.
And we were willing to take those odds.
- Alan Shepard

I think most non-Christians who try to be good people
are probably better Christians than Christians.
- Paul Kantner

I think I'm extremely vulnerable and that in some ways I seek out rejection.
Never feeling like you're getting that pat on the back
from dad is probably at the heart of that.
- Skeet Ulrich

I sometimes wonder what would've happened if I'd entered
the competition instead -
I'd probably have come nowhere and given up on the whole fiction game.
- Paul Kane

It probably goes without saying that I enjoy the potato pancakes,
delicious hams and so forth that maddeningly turn up at this time of year.
- Fred Melamed

I've been in a gym probably nine days of my life.
- Tea Leoni

If they had told me I was the janitor and would have
to mop up and clean the toilets after the show in order to play,
I probably would have done it.
- Bruce Springsteen

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors,
and also to love our enemies; probably because generally
they are the same people.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It is probably very necessary to present your ego at some point.
- Eberhard Weber

I don't like to boast, but I have probably skipped
more poetry than any other person of my age and weight in this country.
- Will Cuppy

If I put the script down more than once,
there's a good chance that I probably don't want to play the part.
- Joe Lando

That's a job that it makes a few friendships,
but it probably breaks more.
- Michael McKean

In a strange kind of way I know were really popular
and probably the biggest band in the country at the moment,
but at the same time there is this real cult thing going on.
- Dan Hawkins

The only other thing that interested me as a kid was being a bricklayer.
So if I hadn't become an actress, I would probably be a bricklayer.
- Nikki Cox

'Born to play? Hmmm.
Probably Romeo...
or Hamlet, I guess.
Also, I'd be a great Alexander the Great.
- David Carradine

I knew when I was 6.
I just knew it; I didn't care about nothing else.
If I didn't make it in this world, I would probably be homeless.
I gave myself that little to fall back on.
- Shawn Wayans

I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early
on and understood the impact that he could have on
Texas politics and probably on national politics.
- Ed Gillespie

Not really, and actually my cholesterol was 190 when I had the heart attack.
190, which isn't that high.
I took it down to about 130 and it's probably about 140 or 145 now.
- Mike Ditka

I'll probably stick to comedy for the time being.
I mean, a great piece of work is a great piece of work,
and I'm up for good work anytime.
But I do love comedy!
- Jenna Elfman

I think the theme of the album probably was just that it was our first record.
- Ann Wilson

We've probably gotten 500 calls from people saying
what the heck is going on with gas,
and I gotta say I agree with you.
What the heck is going on with gas?
- Janet Napolitano

I probably had some impact, because everyone keeps telling me that I did.
I like to feel like I'm coming out with something to
try to make room for other young women to make their art.
- Liz Phair

Probably the best part of my life has been watching
the kids play their games.
- Jerry Kramer

I feel that the thing that probably aided me the most
in that scene with the dog was the utilization and
using an actual recreation,
affective memory, if you want to call it,
of pain.
- Ray Walston

Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest.
If you have more trees than you have forests,
then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win.
- Dan Quayle

I was probably being a little cocky,
which I do when I feel that I don't know what I'm talking about.
- Daniel Okrent

They probably do have an Asian Barbie.
- Iris Chang

I guess after Dances With Wolves they probably tried
some derivative westerns,
and if they didn't work, they said the western is dead
and moved on to something else.
- Tom Selleck

The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon.
If anything, competition in most industries will probably
speed up even more in the next few decades.
- John P. Kotter

I probably was as bad as a security guard as I was as a tie salesman.
- David Hyde Pierce

I try to take the time to appreciate and I certainly
do appreciate and I do feel proud but that is probably
one of the things I need to work on,
building a bit of time for myself.
- Orlando Bloom

If I did everything, I probably wouldn't be here talking to you.
There aren't too many people who can actually double me,
so I do most of my stunts though.
- Verne Troyer

The last real movie stars were probably Redford and Newman.
And things were different then.
There wasn't this amazing amount of magazines and information about them.
- George Clooney

Well, because we're so different as people.
And it's that difference that probably also makes it easy to stay together,
because we don't get in each others way.
- John Oates

Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor
probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things -
to write,
to play music, to paint, to cook.
- Minnie Driver


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