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Political advertising ought to be stopped. It's the only really dishonest kind of advertising that's left. It's totally dishonest.

David Ogilvy

Other countries possess weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. With Saddam, there is one big difference: He has used them...The international community had little doubt then, and I have no doubt today, that left unchecked Saddam Hussein will use these terrible weapons again

Bill Clinton

The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs.†

A. B. Yehoshua

Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.

Paul de Man

Revenge could steal a man's life until there was nothing left but emptiness.

Louis L'Amour

I left the ending ambiguous, because that is the way life is.

Bernardo Bertolucci

Nature has left this tincture in the blood, That all men would be tyrants if they could.

Daniel Defoe

Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.

Edward de Bono

To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his right and left hand. He uses both.

St. Catherine of Siena

You left, and my heart is a ceaseless sermon of loneliness.

Jaesse Tyler

After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder. Vietnam was left to its own devices, drifting along towards its fate.

Nguyen Cao Ky

When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.

Sufi Epigram

Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right - it holds my golden time!

Oliver Wendell Holmes

People don’t want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.

Chuck Palahniuk

What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.

Tryon Edwards

Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.

Bertrand Russell

When all is said and done, the only thing you'll have left is your character.

Viince Gill

Anger and humor are like the left and right arm. They complement each other. Anger empowers the poor to declare their uncompromising opposition to oppression, and humor prevents them from being consumed by their fury.

James H. Cone

The modern school without systematic lectures turns out many graduates who lack retention. No sooner has the sound of the word left their teacher's lips, the subject has been forgotten. . .

Arthur Schomburg

One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.

Agatha Christie

Our physical organs are animal forces, which will quite naturally obey a man who is prepared to command them. They are there to serve him, not to enslave him. But the ego is so lazy that it makes him quite glad to abdicate this power in return for the secret satisfaction of pitying his own sufferings, or attracting attention to his pathetic case. Most of our pathological conditions are aggravated by this unconfessed indulgence. The same applies to our personal dramas and daily worries; we should have the courage to admit that they feed largely on the pity of others, and on our own. In most cases, what would be left of them if we passed them over in total silence?

Isha De Lubicz

No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them

William Gilmore Simms

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-ExupÈry

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