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Perception is a mirror not a fact. And what I look on is my state of mind, reflected outward.
Perception
A Course In Miracles

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If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion.
State
Henri Frederic Amiel

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The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
Youth
Aristotle

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Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace.
Politicians and Politics
Paddy Ashdown

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What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Weather
Jane Austen

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It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear.
Fear
Francis Bacon

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A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
Politicians and Politics
Walter Bagehot

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He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.
Indecision
Kenneth Baker

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No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.
Thoughts and Thinking
Bernard M. Baruch

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All oppression creates a state of war.
Oppression
Simone De Beauvoir

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I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Silence
Samuel Beckett

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A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Self-expression
Henry Ward Beecher

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The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more.
Civil Rights
Georges Bernanos

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I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. [Philippians 4:11]
Contentment
Bible

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Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Absurdity
Ambrose Bierce

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Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state.
Immigration
Ambrose Bierce

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A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
Problems
Dorothea Brande

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Success
Dr. Joyce Brothers

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A lawyer is a gentlemen that rescues your estate from your enemies and then keeps it to himself.
Law and Lawyers
Lord Henry P. Brougham

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The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it.
Enthusiasm
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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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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Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.
Greatness
Edmund Burke

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A functioning police state needs no police.
Police
William S. Burroughs

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Each of our acts makes a statement as to our purpose.
Purpose
Leo Buscaglia

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A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins.
Empire
Lord Byron

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