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Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.
Opinions
Henry Ward Beecher

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I have done almost every human activity inside a taxi which does not require main drainage.
Transportation
Alan Brien

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The tragedy of life is not that a man loses, but that he almost wins.
Life and Living
Heywood Broun

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A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Biography
Thomas Carlyle

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Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence.
Desire
Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Perfection
William Ellery Channing

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You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.
Agreement
John Jay Chapman

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We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.
Knowledge
Charles Caleb Colton

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I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
Income
E.E. (Edward. E.) Cummings

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I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
Ugliness
Salvador Dali

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Once you get people laughing, they're listening and you can tell them almost anything.
Speakers and Speaking
Herbert Gardner

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The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
Detail
Edward Gibbon

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A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
Consultants
Arnold H. Glasgow

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A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
Retirement
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.
Violence
Woody Harrelson

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A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed.
Negotiation
Eric Hoffer

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I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me.
Media
Whitney Houston

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People want economy and they'll pay almost any price to get it.
Business
Lee Iacocca

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Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Imitation
Samuel Johnson

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He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Common Sense
Charles Kingsley

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We can afford almost any mistake once.
Mistakes
Lewis Lehr

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Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
Beauty
Sir John Lubbock

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At home you always have to be a politician. When you're abroad you almost feel yourself a statesman.
Politicians and Politics
Harold Macmillan

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A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Marriage
Andre Maurois

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun