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It is what we think we know already that often prevents us from learning.
Knowledge
Claude Bernard

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In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
Causes
Julius Caesar

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The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
History and Historians
Marcus T. Cicero

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Of the events of life we may have some control. but over the law of its progress none.
Change
John W. Draper

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Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.
Heart
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves.
Problems
Henry Ford

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That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
The future
Anatole France

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He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.
Disease
Thomas Fuller

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The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
Events
John Kenneth Galbraith

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Headlines twice the size of the events.
Newspapers
John Galsworthy

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

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Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
Principles
Georg Hegel

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Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents.
Events
Edward Hoagland

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Events are influenced by our very great desires.
Desire
William James

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Stupidity gets up early; that is why events are accustomed to happening in the morning.
Stupidity
Karl Kraus

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Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.
Style
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so.
Appearance
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Consult duty not events.
Duty
Walter Savage Landor

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Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.
Circumstance
Titus Livy

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Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Happiness
Alice Meynell

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The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Law and Lawyers
Charles De Montesquieu

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You never know what events are going to transpire to get you home.
Adversity
Apollo 13 Movie

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It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Circumstance
Anthony Robbins

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Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Gossip
Eleanor Roosevelt

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One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
Events
Salman Rushdie

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