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I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

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If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -
you're safe in doing it.
But if you take the slightest pleasure in it,
that's the time to hold your tongue.
- Alice Duer Miller

It really does matter when we tell even the slightest untruth.
Even something as well intentioned as
telling someone their ill-finished
hair style looks wonderful will backfire -
certainly karmically, and usually practically.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Yet for my part, deeply as I am moved by the religious
architecture of the Middle Ages,
I cannot honestly say that I ever felt the slightest
emotion in any modern Gothic church.
- Goldwin Smith

 

Real love is more than a physical feeling.
If there's even the slightest doubt in your head about a guy,
then forget about it.
It's not real.
- Ethan Embry

Something like The Haunting is not worth the slightest consideration from me.
- Nigel Kneale

Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects.
In general, those who govern children,
forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
- Francois Fenelon

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No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
- Thomas Carlyle

In the best days of our republic Americans were fiercely
proud of the fact that rich and poor met on such equal terms in so many ways,
and without the slightest trace of hostility.
- Robert Welch

I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people,
but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates
just in case I should ever figure it out.
- David Sedaris

If everyone really knew what a jerk I am in real life,
I wouldn't be so adored in the slightest.
- Christian Bale

When you say you agree to a thing in principle you
mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
- Otto von Bismarck

Research!
A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved,
and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
- Benjamin Jowett

I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure -
a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest.
- Donella Meadows

Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money.
Money doesn't impress me at all.
Not in the slightest.
- Katie Price

I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest
chill will not instantly destroy.
- George Sand

A jury of my countrymen, it is true,
have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted.
For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them.
- Thomas Francis Meagher

Any committee that is the slightest use is composed
of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for
a second longer than they have to.
- Katharine Whitehorn

Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust.
It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself.
- Walter Gilbert

Any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl
a fifty dollar bill for the powder room.
- George Axelrod

You will be amused when you see that I have more than
once deceived without the slightest qualm of conscience,
both knaves and fools.
- Giacomo Casanova

The slightest acquaintance with history shows that
powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
- Ambrose Bierce

Golf is a puzzle without an answer.
I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't
the slightest idea how to play.
- Gary Player

I have heard of novels started in the middle,
at the end, written in patches to be joined together later,
but I have never felt the slightest desire to do this.
- C. S. Forester

The mere process of growing old together will make
the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
- Edward Koch

We deny and have always denied having the slightest link with al-Qaeda.
- Aslan Maskhadov

His heart was like a sensitive plant,
that opens for a moment in the sunshine,
but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger,
or the lightest breath of wind.
- Anne Bronte

Never pay the slightest attention to what a company
president ever says about his stock.
- Bernard Baruch

We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the
slightest doubt about that.
- Buenaventura Durruti

I have not the slightest doubt that this form of individuation
represents a higher stage in the evolution of mankind.
- Herbert Read

I profess accurately to describe native Africa -
Africa in those places where it has not received the slightest impulse,
whether for good or evil, from European civilisation.
- John H. Speke

Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence,
in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.
- Emile M. Cioran

The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below,
Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe.
- Bertrand Russell

Men are like mascara, they run at the slightest display of emotion.
- Kabir Bedi

When a man says he approves of something in principle,
it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
- Otto von Bismarck

Let us lose none of their humble words,
let us note their slightest gestures,
and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together,
now and later, when we realise the misery of the times
and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
- Georges Duhamel

I think he's informing himself, reaching out and getting
ideas and information and advice.
I haven't the slightest doubt that internally taking
shape in that marvelous brain of his is a philosophy of foreign affairs.
But it would be premature to say that one is fully formed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me.
He didn't get even the slightest response from me.
But his letters were lovely.
And the poems he wrote me were lovely.
I used some of them in my book.
- Fay Wray

There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement,
that has not operated in the interests of money,
and for the time being permitted by money -
and that without the idealists among its leaders having
the slightest suspicion of the fact.
- Oswald Spengler

For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem.
The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor,
until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.
- Katharine Anthony

Is it a surprise that into the vessel,
in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance,
not even the slightest, to being there,
it should enter and should rise in a column high enough
to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up?
- Evangelista Torricelli

I remember that, although I was full of fervour,
I didn't have the slightest inkling,
even at forty,
of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct.
It was in the air!
- Camille Pissarro

Remembering that man is indeed the microcosm,
the universe in miniature, the Divine Dance of the
future should be able to convey with its slightest
gestures some significance of the universe.
- Ruth St.
Denis

I don't have any doubts either about the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights.
Perhaps some more should be added to the list,
but I don't have the slightest doubt about human rights.
- Antonio Tabucchi

The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this;
What is the use of climbing Mount Everest? and my answer must at once be,
it is no use.
There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever.
- George Leigh Mallory

They had been monitoring the site for a very long time,
and at times, I received over 100 hits from the Department
of Defense on the website,
so I wasn't the slightest bit surprised.
- Sherman Austin

Understand this law and you will then know,
beyond room for the slightest doubt,
that you are constantly punishing yourself for every
wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act
of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
- Napoleon Hill

To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest
way affected by the prospect of the death penalty would
be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to
which he or she is entitled under the law.
- Byron White

I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling,
but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday,
that's cool.
Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person,
this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the
audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
- Erykah Badu

I understand the worries of many - not only here in this auditorium -,
and some have already written to me to say that technical
progress has lowered the threshold that stops people
from helping themselves to protected works without
the slightest embarrassment.
- Johannes Rau

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue;
they support the laws before destroying them.
- Voltaire

While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and
that by a slight impulse.
- Terence

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war,
can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
- Julius Caesar

The counterpart of the suicide is the seeker;
but the difference between them is slight.
- Paul Watzlawick

All pain is either severe or slight,
if slight,
it is easily endured; if severe, it will without doubt be brief.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The difference is slight, to the influence of an author,
whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand;
if he can select the 500,
he reaches the five hundred thousand.
- Brooks Adams

Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time;
the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were
interested in and that was not my specialty.
- Juan Cole

Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
- Euripides

With slight risk of exaggeration you could say that
he walked almost every mile of the Indian land.
- Satish Kumar

A face is too slight a foundation for happiness.
- Mary Wortley

It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people
are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble
identifying with the character that I'm playing.
- Jack Nicholson

I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things;
to suggest,
not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
- Balthus

Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws.
You can always think of something you should have done better.
These are the things you must work on.
- Dorothy Hamill

Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very
slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.
- Lord Chesterfield

A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards
those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
- Logan P. Smith

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.
- Mick Jagger

Great deeds give choice of many tales.
Choose a slight tale, enrich it large,
and then let wise men listen.
- Pindar

Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you.
It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride
that you gave up a throne for her.
- King Edward VIII

Indeed, the whole company, although thin in flesh,
and generally of slight forms, and limbs,
especially, are as good looking and intelligent a body
of men as we usually meet with.
- Lewis Tappan


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