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Success depends upon previous preparation,
and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

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Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

If genetic memory or racial memory persists,
is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?
- Taylor Caldwell

 

What has destroyed every previous civilization has
been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.
- Henry George

The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a
whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder
and beauty that it brought previous generations.
- Robert Caro

Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book,
too.
- Studs Terkel

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This is the reality of nuclear weapons:
they may trigger a world war;
a war which,
unlike previous ones, destroys all of civilization.
- Joseph Rotblat

The reason people blame things on previous generations
is that there's only one other choice.
- Doug Larson

We've both been married before and our previous experiences
made us fearful of commitment.
- Willie Aames

It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination
of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
- C. L. R. James

As patients and consumers, we are better informed today
about our health care than any previous generation.
- Patricia Hewitt

In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase -
a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film.
- Norman McLaren

In the last fifty years science has advanced more than
in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater
powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods.
- John Boyd Orr

I don't expect to see them in the top six but I think
of all the teams that have come up in previous seasons,
I think Manchester City are the biggest club.
- Alan Hansen

The most interesting thing about the idea of money
is that it makes it possible to measure something in
previous ages we couldn't be sure about,
and that something is power.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth
in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Every painting I do is related to the last one:
it may be a continuation of a previous painting or
it may be a reaction against it.
- William Scott

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today.
I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
- James Joyce

Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle.
Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song,
according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone.
- James Mooney

This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any
we have seen in the past,
and our military is learning from, and building on,
previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future.
- Mark Kennedy

Here an attempt is made to explain suffering:
the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate;
it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
- Walter Kaufmann

I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual
understanding of some part of mathematics that would
clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.
- Andrew Wiles

Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this
century may claim over all previous centuries.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

My life comes down to three moments:
the death of my father,
meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter.
Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I had to get out of my record deal that I signed with
my previous band and get a full solo record deal going so,
with all of the paperwork that, that entails it did take a while.
- Sebastian Bach

The history of all previous societies has been the
history of class struggles.
- Karl Marx

The next time you see an outside day with a down close
lower than the previous day,
don't get scared, get ready to buy!
- Larry Williams

Almost all Iraqis with any previous experience in the
intelligence business are Sunni Arab,
increasing the risk of penetration of the new intelligence
apparatus by the insurgency.
- Wayne White

It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the
office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.
- Ulysses S. Grant

If you look at Newcastle or Gateshead,
even over twenty years, even with the previous administration,
it has moved quite remarkably in transforming itself.
- John Prescott

Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever
devised for sins committed in previous lives.
The English reading public explains the reason why.
- James Joyce

It's moving in the right direction.
It was in decline under the previous administration.
- John Prescott

A creative artist works on his next composition because
he was not satisfied with his previous one.
- Dimitri Shostakovich

The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will
dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation
they do not want to attract attention.
- Edith Sitwell

We believe the use of force against Iraq,
especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council,
has no grounds, including legal grounds.
- Igor Ivanov

It is obvious that anything a scientist discovers or
invents is based on previous discoveries and inventions.
The same applies to the arts.
- Lukas Foss

I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage.
I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife,
but we don't see each other much.
- Peter Criss

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

Marxism conceives of the new system of socialism as
the necessary outcome of all previous history made
possible and necessary only by that previous history.
- Earl Browder

The previous year it had taken England all their time
to beat the full German team in an international and
I had taken with me the programme from that match.
- Dixie Dean

I don't think about my previous success.
I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
- Aaliyah

The important aspect as we look at this budget,
and as we look at previous budgets, is the budget system -
what I'm trying to get at is changing budgeting itself in Wisconsin.
- Scott McCallum

I was made to believe there was a plan in place for
ending Donald's previous marriage.
I pulled away because I wanted to allow him the time to deal with his wife.
- Marla Maples

Some of the best stories that I've gotten,
that others have written about this administration,
about the previous administration, you have to rely on anonymous sources.
- Michael Isikoff

No, my profile has leaped over recent years,
so has my life experience, and I look forward to the
next 30 years being even more rewarding and satisfying than the previous 60!
- Jonathan King

Although I know a lot of the previous shuttle flights,
in theory, had their tasks laid out;
but there were still some changes that came along for them.
- Linda M. Godwin

Both expectations and memories are more than mere images
founded on previous experience.
- Samuel Alexander

With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas.
In their place appeared a void.
That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.
- Andrzej Wajda

I don't know whether it ever comes back to the same thing;
it does return to the spirit of a previous period in some way,
but it's different, it's new.
- Norman McLaren

The execution of any thing considerable implies in
the first place previous persevering meditation.
- William Godwin

The odds are always against you no matter what your previous history is.
You have to overcome the tendency to relax.
- Tom Osborne

I'm always sort of reflecting on what I do on what I've done.
Usually before I make a new album, I'll listen to the
previous albums just to see where I've been.
- Lenny Kravitz

I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you
can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage -
which no previous society has ever believed.
- Alain de Botton

There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics.
We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
- Steve Odland

My entire family were Democrats all our lives.
But because how furious I was about the previous administration,
I turned in my card to become a Republican.
I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime.
- Danny Aiello

Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over.
Wars don't run on a clock like football.
No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic
that this had to be explained to them.
- Thomas Sowell

I basically started playing violin at the age of six.
That lasted about three years because my previous teacher
died and the second teacher didn't really know how
to successfully get me going.
- Miroslav Vitous

My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies,
and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand -
he says exactly why,
actually why he's frightened for his daughter.
He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time.
- Parminder Nagra

All political revolutions, not affected by foreign conquest,
originate in moral revolutions.
The subversion of established institutions is merely
one consequence of the previous subversion of established opinions.
- John Stuart Mill

Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that;
it's a theory that tries to explain more about the
world than previous theories have done.
It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect.
- Marvin Harris

Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class.
It would have been fun to have been a rich,
privileged woman in the 18th century,
but no fun at all to be her maid.
- Antonia Fraser

Despite the previous efforts of Congresses,
our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated,
is greater today than ever before.
That dependency is a threat to our national security,
and we must address that threat.
- Jim Costa

Being in the studio is okay but sitting in a room by
yourself composing is a discipline that takes a certain
type of mind set and Tommy has a great gift for that as did the previous guy.
- James Young

A durable, long-term U.S.-China strategic relationship
is even more important now than in previous decades.
The relationship will continue to grow and prosper
to the mutual benefit of all peoples.
- Alexander Haig

I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct.
You can't work on a film for six years without being
your own toughest critic.
So you can't really be distracted by the expectations
based on your previous performance.
- Ken Burns

When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else's.
It's like living in a house and suddenly finding a
room you didn't know was there,
full of treasure and light.
- Carol Ann Duffy

A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences
in my previous work on cosmic rays;
more likely it was inborn and was the reason why,
as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
- Bruno Rossi

Because after my first year I had a lot of success,
took everybody by storm, came back the next year thought
it was easy and didn't have near the season I had the previous year.
It was kind of a wake-up call.
And so, life goes on.
- Brett Favre

Polar bears did very well in the warmer times.
They didn't die out at all; they didn't die out in the last 10,000 years,
nor during the previous interglacial,
nor the one before that.
So, they're just used as a deceitful heartthrob;
you know,
to pluck your heartstrings because the polar bears might die out.
- Piers Corbyn

Yes, there was a sort of underground cult following,
which came from nowhere, and grew, and grew.
It was quite surprising to us all, because all of us
had spent probably the previous five to ten years without it.
So it was quite overwhelming.
Overwhelming and humbling.
- Michael Giles


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