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A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.

William Hazlitt

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Bible

I happen to think that the singular evil of our time is prejudice. It is from this evil that all other evils grow and multiply. In almost everything I've written there is a thread of this: a man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.

Rod Serling

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

Henri Frederic Amiel

We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways.

Edward Coke

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.

Charles Caleb Colton

The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda.

Heywood Broun

The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide.

Jeff Melvoin

Strategic communication is at the core of effective leadership. Through a leader's use of verbal and written symbols employees are motivated or deflated, informed or confused, productive or apathetic. A leader's ability to carve off the verbal fat and get to the meat of an issue, idea or plan will find success at every turn.

Reed Markham, PhD

History is always written wrong, and so always needs to be rewritten.

George Santayana

[History] may be called, more generally still, the Message, verbal or written, which all Mankind delivers to everyman.

Thomas Carlyle

History is written by the victors.

Winston Churchill

After reading all that has been written, and after thinking all that can be thought, on the topics of God and the soul, the man who has a right to say that he thinks at all, will find himself face to face with the conclusion that, on these topics, the most profound thought is that which can be the least easily distinguished from the most superficial sentiment.

Edgar Allan Poe

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.

Herman Wouk

If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

Toni Morrison

The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Mark Twain

There is this long, wonderful history of the human race written in blood. We have this tendency to just take what we want. And that's how we treat the natural world as well. There's this sense of we're here, we're big, we've got the guns, we've got the technology, therefore we're entitled to every damn thing on this planet. That's not how it works and we're going to find out the hard way if we don't kind of wise up and start seeking a life that's in balance with the natural life on Earth.

James Cameron

Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do.

Stephen Spender

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.

Horace

No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.

Horace

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.

Beverley Nichols

Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.

Harold S. Geneen

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later

Charles Caleb Colton

Gentlemen, I would rather have written those lines than take Quebec tomorrow.

James Wolfe

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