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We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Related topics: Wisdom Open Opinion Perspective

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

To the extent that we are all educated and informed,
we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

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I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent,
than in the extent of my power and dominion.
- Alexander the Great

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the
extent of your own ignorance.
- Thomas Sowell

I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent,
than in the extent of my power and possessions.
- Plutarch

Aside from that reservation, a fictive tale even has
the advantage of manifesting symbolic necessity more
purely to the extent that we may believe its conception arbitrary.
- Jacques Lacan

I have a very long relationship with America.
My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there.
I was schooled there briefly for about a year.
- Colin Firth

We must remember, too, that the Russian population
of the Caucasus are to a large extent Muslims,
and the areas such as Georgia which have aspirations of their own.
- Aly Khan

When virtue is at liberty, so to some extent is vice.
- Barbara Amiel

I think feminists are unaware of the tremendous extent
of the role of women in history.
- Vivienne Westwood

Beck said he didn't believe in the theory of a song
coming through you as if you were an open vessel.
I agree with him to a certain extent.
- Sheryl Crow

The relationship of the two problems is rather the reverse.
To a great extent disarmament is dependent on guarantees of peace.
Security comes first and disarmament second.
- Ludwig Quidde

The only way you can continue to make artistic films
is to make an occasional one of those.
They kind of keep your marketability going to the extent
that people will employ you.
- Gabriel Byrne

Most jazz players work out their solos,
at least to the extent that they have a very specific vocabulary.
- Lee Konitz

I never thought I would live long enough to see the
legal profession change to the extent it has.
- Constance Baker Motley

We know specific genes are turned on in specific cells,
but we don't know to what extent this happens.
- Walter Gilbert

I think if you work as an actress and are supposed
as a character to be in love with some actor,
then to some extent you do have to be in love with him.
- Dorothy Stratten

There hasn't been one show that we did,
that I didn't enjoy to some extent.
- Peter Tork

I'll bet Shakespeare compromised himself a lot;
anybody who's in the entertainment industry does to some extent.
- Christopher Isherwood

The older the layers, the more each of them is uniform over a great extent;
the newer the layers,
the more they are limited and subject to variation within small distances.
- George Cuvier

Living at that pitch, on that edge, is something which
many poets engage in to some extent.
- Paul Muldoon

As an actor, you want to keep your demons to some extent,
but you also have to exorcise them so you can use them
instead of them using you.
- Skeet Ulrich

Only the French, I guess, really use tenor and alto
to any great extent in the orchestra.
- Gerry Mulligan

Children...
are our legacy.
Our responsibility.
They are our destiny and we are theirs.
The extent to which we fail as parents,
we fail as God's children.
- Dirk Benedict

With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that
success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away.
- Francis Aungier

Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems
and will probably phase out to some extent.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

I've been spared to a large extent the business end of the race stick.
- Wentworth Miller

I have the feeling it will influence my future writing
to the extent that without any material worries I could develop a greater ease,
even lightheartedness, in my writing.
- Elfriede Jelinek

The extent to which all people in our society are made to count,
and believe that they count, is not just a measure of decency;
it makes sound economic sense.
- Mary McAleese

If you know how rich you are, you are not rich.
But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth.
That's how rich we are.
- Imelda Marcos

I don't think voters give a hoot about the character
of their political advisors,
except to the extent that character reflects on the candidates.
- Bob Woodward

All of science to me, everything that we have learned,
is important to the extent that it brings us to our senses.
- Ann Druyan

I've been in many of them and to some extent I would have to say this;
if you've seen one city slum you've seen them all.
- Spiro T. Agnew

To the extent that the judicial profession becomes
the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure
precedents and the narrowest grounds available,
the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
- Irving R. Kaufman

The rocks, to a great extent, look swept clean.
It's a much cleaner surface than what we had a right to hope for.
- Steven Squyres

But a science is exact to the extent that its method
measures up to and is adequate to its object.
- Gabriel Marcel

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by
your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you,
and all it contains.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The history of philosophy is to a great extent that
of a certain clash of human temperaments.
- William James

There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition,
it was almost entirely on the Soviet side,
first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans.
- Herman Kahn

Even if I was a bad right wing guy, to the extent of
whether my arguments are right or wrong,
they're right or wrong independently if I'm right or left.
- Bjorn Lomborg

Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a
substitute for lost faith in ourselves.
- Eric Hoffer

It's good to follow the path of personal happiness to some extent.
People tend to get upset however when you drive a steamroller down it.
- Simon Travaglia

The English Bible - a book which, if everything else
in our language should perish,
would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

The discoloration is very minimal.
I have not turned blue.
The extent of skin discoloration is not even remotely
near what the news media are saying.
It is barely noticeable.
- Stan Jones

Every child is going to grow up.
You can see it happen in the books: They get older
and older and belong to themselves to a greater and greater extent.
- Jock Sturges

But in practice Australia - the pluralism of Australia -
sorry the sectarianism to an extent stopped at the
time you took your uniform off after coming home from school.
- Thomas Keneally

Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
- Samuel Smiles

To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse
us and close doors to further inquiry,
they are likely to be wrong.
- E. O. Wilson

We take our bearings, daily, from others.
To be sane is, to a great extent, to be sociable.
- John Updike

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform -
They are sent into the world with bills of credit,
and seldom draw to their full extent.
- Horace Walpole

The mood in which my book was conceived and executed,
was in fact to some extent a passing one.
- F. H. Bradley

Without Hitler, the State of Israel probably would not exist today.
To that extent he was probably the Jews' greatest friend.
- David Irving

To some extent I liken slavery to death.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy
or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum
extent practicable is if the government requires it.
- Sherwood Boehlert

I think the extent to which I have any balance at all,
any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid
and being raised in those isolated rural areas.
- James Earl Jones

To the extent that I considered the personal burden
of harming the people who had trusted me,
plus the Agency, or the United States,
I wasn't processing that.
- Aldrich Ames

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

We didn't know about the rest of the world.
We just knew the pictures that we saw on TV,
and it was so different that we wanted to try to imitate that,
to a certain extent.
- Bob Livingston

There we were, hundreds of us lined up,
waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us.
And that is the extent of my acquaintance with Albert Einstein.
- Gregory Peck

Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms,
and terms are anyone's.
The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations
if there be that many souls in the world.
- Charles Ives

To one extent, if you've seen one city slum,
you've seen them all.
- Spiro T. Agnew

The truth is that from birth on we are,
to one extent or another, a fairly sensual species.
- Jock Sturges

An Indian tribe is sovereign to the extent that the U.S.
permits it to be sovereign.
- Russell Smith

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby,
to some extent, directed.
Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
- Aldous Huxley

I live every day to its fullest extent and I don't sweat the small stuff.
- Olivia Newton-John

I think most writers feel like they're on the outside
looking in much of the time.
All of us feel, to a certain extent,
alienated from the stuff going on around us.
- Mark Haddon


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