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To be human means to feel inferior.
Inferiority
Alfred Adler

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We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Enemies
Aesop

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What is a cult? It just means not enough people to make a minority.
Cult
Robert Altman

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A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.
Pornography
J. G. Ballard

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The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
Life and Living
Sir James M. Barrie

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The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
Ends and Means
Georges Bernanos

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A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Prejudice
Ambrose Bierce

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When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
Enemies
William Blake

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The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
Insanity
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.
Vision
Dorothea Brande

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That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience.
Friends and Friendship
Charles Bukowski

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A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Change
Edmund Burke

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Anything that can be done chemically can be done by other means.
Methods
William S. Burroughs

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A lady of a certain age, which means certainly aged.
Age and Aging
Lord Byron

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To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it.
Knowledge
Mark Caine

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That must be wonderful; I have no idea of what it means.
Ambiguity
Albert Camus

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I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.
Modern and Modernism
Angela Carter

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Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
Character
Oswald Chambers

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When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.
Remedies
Anton Chekhov

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A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Chastity does not mean abstention from sexual wrong; it means something flaming, like Joan of Arc.
Chastity
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
Love
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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There is no means of proving it is preferable to be than not to be.
Existence
E. M. Cioran

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War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of politics by other means.
War
Karl Von Clausewitz

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Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.
Greatness
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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