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Formidable Quotes

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A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

No problem is so formidable that
you can't walk away from it.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

It is when power is wedded to chronic fear
that it becomes formidable.
- Eric Hoffer

The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.
- Thomas Paine

 

Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe,
we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason,
the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty.
- Henry Knox

No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared,
for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.
- Charles Caleb Colton

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My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable.
In reality, I'm not very tough at all.
- Wentworth Miller

Discipline is the soul of an army.
It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak,
and esteem to all.
- George Washington

Love is a force more formidable than any other.
It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured,
yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment,
and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
- Barbara de Angelis

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture.
The only place to see it is in the bullring.
- Marlene Dietrich

There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.
- Margaret Lee Runbeck

Double J is similar in age, we're similar in experience.
I think if we hooked up, we could be a formidable team.
We get along well inside the ring and outside the ring.
- Owen Hart

Too often, older women are seen as victims,
but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous
jobs as well as a full erotic life,
and children and friends and family.
- Francesca Annis

The power of one, if fearless and focused,
is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill
himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.
- George Dennison Prentice

The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts.
It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.
- Eric Hoffer

The month of January, we were number one.
Now, this is something we're proud of,
because we recognize we're up against a formidable operation there at CNN.
- Brit Hume

This is a formidable enemy.
To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating
'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense.
People willing to kill thousands of innocents while
they kill themselves are not cowards.
They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.
- Charles Krauthammer

Margaret Thatcher was fearful of German unification
because she believed that this would bring an immediate
and formidable increase of economic strength to a Germany
which was already the strongest economic partner in Europe.
- Douglas Hurd

Sophistication might be described as the ability to
cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence
of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler,
or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
- James Thurber

The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges
a formidable character is often met with amazement,
distaste and even belligerance.
It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the
struggle won by survivors,
and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
- Maya Angelou

It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to
accord greater license to this formidable engine,
in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with
less important objects in view;
for the press,
like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
- James F. Cooper

The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies,
but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to
establishing democratic rule at universal standards.
Obviously, this would be a formidable journey.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

When a thing is said to be not worth refuting you may
be sure that either it is flagrantly stupid -
in which case all comment is superfluous -
or it is something formidable,
the very crux of the problem.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

In America the majority raises formidable barriers
around the liberty of opinion;
within these barriers an author may write what he pleases,
but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused
their monopoly of legal knowledge;
and at all events their exclusive possession of the
law was a formidable impediment to the success of those
popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

Above all, we must realize that no arsenal,
or no weapon in the arsenals of the world,
is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.
It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
- Ronald Reagan

China is not only formidable, it is also aggressively
building its own economic infrastructure.
Just a few years from now, China will rival the U.S.
and the European Union in global market power.
It already has surpassed us in population.
- Jo Ann Emerson

I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea,
a big ocean.
Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops,
and it seems it will engulf everything.
Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
- Jacques Maritain

The real cure for our environmental problems is to
understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature.
We are facing a formidable enemy in this field.
It is the hunters...
and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall
is going to be very difficult.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Knowledge is a weapon.
I intend to be formidably armed.
- Terry Goodkind

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited.
Imagination encircles the world.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

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

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
- Lao Tzu

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov


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