Quotation Explorer - 'Appear'

In America, I appear more simple that I am, because I was completely out of my element. It was my misfortune, not my fault, that I was born in a country which was not congenial to my desires. -1815, in a letter to her father William Patterson - Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
To appear in heaven, let yourself disappear amongst the beauties of nature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Each of us literally chooses, by his way of attending to things, what sort of universe he shall appear to himself to inhabit. - William James
Sacred blessings and divine opportunities appear in your life disguised as unforeseen changes and challenging circumstances. - Miya Yamanouchi
Don’t fear to sing alone. If your song is right and melodies are touching, listeners will appear. - Debasish Mridha
A man's heart is small, but it is surrounded by the immensity of its soul. Sometimes our words may appear silent, but they are certainly heading for infinity. - Walter William Safar
First of all there is matter—and, remarkably enough, all matter is the same. The matter of which the stars are made is known to be the same as the matter on the earth...The same kinds of atoms appear to be in living creatures as in non-living creatures. - Richard Feynman
If you know one thing very well and the rest only superficially, that one thing will always appear to be more 'unique. - Piero Scaruffi
So many problems, however infinitely varied they first appear, turn out to be matters of money. I can't tell you how much this offends me. The value of money is a scam perpetrated by those who have it over those who dont; it's the Emperor's New Clothes gone global. - Karen Joy Fowler
So that, in effect, religion, which should most distinguish us from beasts, and ought most peculiarly to elevate us, as rational creatures, above brutes, is that wherein men often appear most irrational, and more senseless than beasts themselves. - John Locke
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. - Socrates
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. - George Santayana
Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well. - Eugene Ionesco
We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans - Zbigniew Brzeziński
Error, indeed is never set forth in its naked deformity, lest, being thus exposed, it should at once be detected. But it is craftily decked out in an attractive dress, so as, by its outward form, to make it appear to the inexperienced more true than truth itself. - Irenaeus of Lyons
Books are the mirror of the soul ; the more you read the more you appear. - Osunsakin Adewale
I appear at times merry and in good heart, talk, too, before others quite reasonably, and it looks as if I felt, too, God knows how well within my skin. Yet the soul maintains its deathly sleep and the heart bleeds from a thousand wounds. - Hugo Wolf
The presence of confidence can make an unable man appear able. While its absence can make an able man appear unable. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru' chinks of his cavern.
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
On the surface, reality may appear the same each day, but in essence, we are new every moment of our lives. The potential for change and growth is unlimited if we allow ourselves to surrender to the flow. - Dorit Brauer
You’ll have days of complete lack of faith in your abilities. But you have to keep coming back. That’s when you know you’re a writer when you take the failures and appear at the desk again, over and over again. - Markus Zusak
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy. - Charles Peters
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected? - Pliny the Elder
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. - Anne Frank
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. - Napoleon Hill
In a land that knew only dark beauty, she was something of a hybrid no one dared touch. But the tall Arab did not appear in the least daunted by her abnormality. No, she saw his eyes. He was not daunted in the least. - V.S. Carnes
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. - Quintilian
Growing up I sometimes imagined that for Christ's return perhaps He would appear as 'Black Jesus' to white people and 'White Jesus' to black people just to screw with the racists. - Criss Jami
People appear like angels until you hear them speak. You must not rush to judge people by the colour of their cloaks, but by the content of their words! - Israelmore Ayivor
The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is. - John Lancaster Spalding
Those that would attain wisdom, prefer the empty stadium.Those who wish to appear wise,prefer it full. - Tom Althouse
*Forever* is an illusion that human beings promise each other when they are horny, or, trying to appear holy. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Watching the infinite horizons gives you infinite dreams, infinite ideas, infinite paths! Choose a great target and then you will see that great instruments will appear for you to reach that target! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. - Daniel Defoe
So, rather than appear foolish afterward, I renounce seeming clever now.
When I appear in public, people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth paw the ground and swish my tail --- none of which is easy.
The well of your soul will not experience the drought until in front of her will appear the moment of eternity to drink from the water of death. - Sorin Cerin
Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury. - Edwin Hubbell Chapin
Why would you want to appear as one thing and be another? If you are a warrior then you are a warrior and if you are not a warrior then you are not a warrior. The Way of the warrior is the Way of the warrior. To be a warrior, look like a warrior and stand like a warrior. Do not be false to yourself. - Miyamoto Musashi
We lost our country somewhere along the way. We know where we lost it but we do not appear to have the strength to eliminate those blocking our view to enable us to develop our common identity. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
How beggarly appear arguments before a defiant deed! - Walt Whitman
Many writers make the mistake of making their readers appear like Lazarus, without any iota of care, throwing down books to readers to crunch as if they are dogs. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In darkness, don’t cry, wait for the star to appear. - Debasish Mridha
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
It has been my observation that whatever a person hungers for, Satan will appear to offer in exchange for a spiritual compromise. - James C. Dobson
The day when on the cover of my books, my name will appear in bigger fond than the title of my book- I will stop writing because that would be the death of the writer in me. - Kirtida Gautam
This music, transmitted by loud-speakers, made a masterpiece appear like an amateurish attempt at composition by nimcompoop - Paul Hindemith
Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -, author (1867-1957) - Laura Ingalls Wilder
No instance exists of a person's writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth. - Thomas Jefferson
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear. - Japanese Proverb
There is little to be said in favour of poverty, but it was often an incubator of true friendship. Many people will appear to befriend you when you are wealthy, but precious few will do the same when you are poor - Nelson Mandela
Life is not a miracle. It is a natural phenomenon, and can be expected to appear whenever there is a planet whose conditions duplicate those of the earth.[Stating how planets supporting life cannot be rare.] - Harold Urey
I feel at ease and, in an indefinable way, at home, when dolphins are around. I now know when they are nearby before they appear. I dream after they leave. - Virginia Coyle
Through tattered clothes great vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. - William Shakespeare
There is a demand in these days for men who can make wrong appear right. - Terence
When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in early spring. - Farkas Bolyai
The lines gradually become their own demiurges and, like some witless yet miraculous participant, I witness the birth on paper of sentences that have eluded my will and appear in spite of me on the sheet, teaching me something that I neither knew nor thought I might want to know. - Muriel Barbery
If we will just believe and act accordingly, all circumstances and situations, no matter how hopeless they appear, would change. - Sunday Adelaja
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
There is no one who would not rather appear to know than to be taught. - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
We live our lives supposing things are as they appear to be when that is almost never the case. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Eating a salad (in public) is an overweight person’s attempt to appear in control. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of creation it would appear that God has an inordinate fondness for stars and beetles. - J.B.S. Haldane
What appears in your life everyday is the result of what you have previously thought or felt. The speed that your thoughts and feelings appear in your life, depends on how much you believe it to be true - Franklin Gillette
A mind who is materialistic by nature can’t ever find own heart in the work, so s/he may appear effective only for the time being but could never truly be a productive person or a creative soul. - Anuj Somany
What you expect, it will find the way to appear. - Debasish Mridha
To establish oneself in the world, one has to do all one can to appear established. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting himself and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell that ordinary while the greater ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. - William Blake
Nothing that isn't a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as inconsistency. - Joseph Addison
Never pass up a chance to have sex or appear on television. - Gore Vidal
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee. - Immanuel Kant
Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.
If there is a religious agency in our lives, it has to appear in the manner of our times. Not from on high, but a revelation that hides itself in our culture, it will be ground-level, on the street, it'll be coming down the avenue in the traffic, hard to tell apart from anything else. - E. L. Doctorow, The City of God
I have often found the most productive people appear not to be working at all. - Jeffrey Fry
Really, I'm trying to care, Artemis, really. But I thought it was all supposed to be over when the fat lady sings. Well, she's singing, but it doesn't appear to be over - Eoin Colfer
For ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones. - Bible
It's not what you do, but what you appear to do. - James Pritchert
Emotional speculation is to deductive reasoning what weeds are to a garden at first sight they appear to belong, but eventually they obscure that which one hopes will come into bud. - Lord Patterson Coats
As he spoke, the wind whistled through the gaps in his teeth, creating an odd musical accompaniment to his words. -- unpublished as of Jan 11 2016, but surely due to appear in one of my works eventually. - Kira Stone
It's a civic virtue to be exposed to things that appear to be outside your interest. In a complex world, almost everything affects you that closes the loop on pecuniary self-interest. Customers are always right, but people aren't. - Clive Thompson
Badmouthing things and other people is another way to appear smarter in front of the many.It's sad that some people use this dirty trick just to increase their self worth... - Adrian Alconera
Miracles are like meatballs, because nobody can exactly agree what they are made of, where they come from, or how often the should appear.
When I am not paying attention to my children, they appear to desperately need it. When I am giving them my full attention, they seem just as happy to play by themselves. It is as though they need to be certain of my attention in order to play their own games and ignore me. - Sarah Ruhl
They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to appear the more learned and strenuous upholders of a contrary opinion. Such persons should be avoided by all who have not a good breastplate of patience. - Giordano Bruno
Ego will always conduct itself to make sure that it does not appear bad. - Dada Bhagwan
I want music, I don't want stupidity, (Hey)... (mey)... I don't give a shit, so far it sounds like stupidity changes tracks and it's on the track and it waits to appear! - Deyth Banger
By disappearing in the Land of Nature, you appear in the Land of Wisdom! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is: Infinite. - William Blake
Information may appear in a digital form but meaning never does. - R.A.Delmonico
I did not want to appear before the world as pathetic, deprssed, and psychologically ill. So I erected a barrier of words and wit around myself, so that nobody could see how needy I really was. - Karen Armstrong
Your friend Plato holds that commonwealths will only be happy when either philosophers rule or rulers philosophize: how remote happiness must appear when philosophers won't even deign to share their thoughts with kings. - Thomas More
Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are. - Niccolo Machiavelli
However far man may extend himself with his knowledge, however objective he may appear to himself- -ultimately he reaps nothing but his own biography. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
Your life is your teacher and whatever comes to you is the work of your soul. Things are never as they appear on the surface. Your lessons are woven into your losses and challenges and only you can figure out what they mean and allow them to change you. - Karen Clark
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is - infinite. - William Blake
The exegetical foundations would appear to be weak, and one shouldn’t build huge theological edifices, no matter how splendid or consistent, on weak foundations. - Ben Witherington III
To be unique calls for being unique in such a way that your uniqueness doesn't make others appear inferior, and a uniqueness that doesn't crave for anything apart from your own thing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Here is the fate of the man: To appear and to disappear! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods. - Maxine Hong Kingston
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt - Mark Twain
As soon as reality breaks, as soon as we're separated from the phsical world, the cracks begin to appear in our minds. And through them seeps the madness that has always been there, flowing into your skull like a liquid nightmare .. - Alexander Gordon Smith
The seeming imperfections of Earth, the hazards and inequalities of life, the cruelty, harshness and apparent indifference to suffering and affliction are not what they seem; as it is Earth is perfect for its purpose. It is ignorance of that purpose which makes it appear imperfect. - Kolbrin BIble
Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why /but the editorialists forget it /terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking. - John Berger
Every problem has a solution. You may not see it in front of you, but, sooner or later, a solution will appear before your eyes. - Ubaldina M. Gibbs
To become richer, earn more. To appear richer, move into a poorer neighborhood. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost as a remembrance. - John Keats
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian. - Lee Simonson
I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury. - Edward Chapin
Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear. - Jalaluddin Rumi
reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are. - Robert J. Ringer
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. - Socrates
It's wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope. - J. R. R. Tolkien
What appears in your life everyday is the result of what you have previously thought or felt. The speed that your thoughts and feelings appear in your life depends on how much you believe it to be true. - Franklin Gillette
Transformation is an ongoing process that tends to appear ordinary, when, in fact, something extraordinary is taking place. - Suzy Ross
The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine - John E. Wordslinger
When life gets dark, that's when stars appear among us. Shine bright, beautiful ones. Throw light from your burning hearts. - John Mark Green
I believe that a revolution can begin from this one strand of straw. Seen at a glance, this rice straw may appear light and insignificant. Hardly anyone would believe that it could start a revolution. Nevertheless, I have come to realize the weight and power of this straw. - Fukuoka , Masanobu
Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little In comparison to eternal realities.-- - Robert Murray McCheyne
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread. - Mahatma Gandhi
When there are two conflicting versions of a story, the wise course is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.
Be what you would seem to be -- or, if you'd like it put more simply -- Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. - Lewis Carroll
Life is a game in which the player must appear ridiculous. - Julian Fellowes
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
Computers are one of the products in the USA that appear to be unregulated by the government which leaves consumers unprotected from flawed devices. - Steven Magee
Philosophy is the toil which can never tire persons engaged in it. All ways are strewn with roses, and the farther you go, the more enchanting objects appear before you and invite you on. - Mary Wortley Montagu
What are humans? They are unserious creatures in this serious universe! And because they are unserious, they appear and disappear quickly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We appear to be saying something very important aboutsomething: and actually we are only saying something about our own feelings. - C.S. Lewis
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
The colour of fear is never dark or black; it has the colour of thunderbolt; usually white, but can appear in different hues depending on how the fear travels through to get inside your heart - Munia Khan
I didn't appear to need anyone: I could do it all myself. I could do everything. I was both halves: did that mean I was whole? - Rachel Cusk
I shall adopt new Muse as fast as they appear to be true Muse. - Abraham Lincoln
Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. - Charlotte Bronte
If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
ELOQUENCE, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white. - Ambrose Bierce
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. - Douglas Adams
My earliest poems appear almost skeletal to me now - it seems I've learned to add meat, muscle and a nice suit of clothes. - Wanda Lea Brayton
On the surface, humans appear to hate conflict, but in reality, they seek it. - Nagaru Tanigawa
Books appear to be frail and disposable, but they are sacred. You can burn the paper, but the stories live on. In the same way, a poor man or woman is not a burden on society, they are those who survive despite the odds—and when they don’t, they still represent those who tried. - Mohammad Zayer
Remember that things are not always as they appear to be… Curiosity creates possibilities and opportunities. - Roy T. Bennett
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and adore. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. - Isaac Newton
Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without them appear to vanish from sight. - Naomi Wolf
One becomes bad himself when he sees or calls others bad. When others appear good to him, he will become good himself. - Dada Bhagwan
The smile is civilization’s finest adornment. It signifies the willpower and duty to fashion mankind’s coexistence as quietly and agreeably as possible so that it will always appear friendly. For it is all a matter of appearance. The smile is culture’s diploma: it is the diplomat’s badge. - Iwan Goll
In this lifetime you're nothing more than you appear to be: a stupid, selfish, ignorant, spoiled little girl who thinks the world lives or dies on whether she gets to go out with some good-looking boy at school...I'd still relish this moment...killing you. - Lauren Kate
A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. The sun might shine, or the clouds might lour: but nothing could appear to me as it had done the day before. - Mary Shelley
When beauty is seen through the windows of the soul - rainbows appear and everything is magical. It feels simply divine. - Angie karan
If you don't put anything in place, do not expect miraculous results to appear. - Germany Kent
A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective. - Sun-tzu
Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished. - Sharon Salzberg
So necessary is it not only that we should be what we appear, but appear what we are. - William Jay
The day when on the cover of my books, my name will appear in bigger font than the title of my book- I will stop writing because that would be the death of the writer in me. - Kirtida Gautam
If there is wrong [ill] on the inside, the outside will appear wrong. Therefore, you should inquire within ‘why am I bothered, when others are not? So there must be wrong within me only. - Dada Bhagwan
The pause .... where wisdom has space to appear - Les Dossey
When you turn your back to the truth, the truth will soon appear before you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A straight face is an ignorant man’s attempt to appear knowledgeable. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence...on pain of liquidation. - George Bernard Shaw
I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean lay all undiscovered before me.
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. - Socrates
When we are taught that safety lies always with sameness, then difference, of any kind, will appear as a threat - bell hooks
Most people don't mind being stupid, insomuch that they do not appear stupid; appearance and being are seldom simultaneous, congruent, and conclusive. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Some People Think That Only The Wounds That Appear On External Parts Of Body Cause PainBut they Don't Know That When Heart Gets Hurt That Won't Appear To The Outside World Only The Person Who Suffers The Pain Will Know about It ! - Nithin Kumar
You aren’t actually a someone, a person, who is conscious. You are the awake space of awareness itself, within which all the thought up entities in your world appear. Out of all these imagined entities, you have simply made the mistake of thinking that one of them is you. - Enza Vita
The Cause that caused a Fear need not appear again. There for not fear about Fear. - Purushothaman Kollam
As long as man has pride, he will appear unattractive and no one will be attracted to him. He may have a handsome face, his pride makes him unattractive. - Dada Bhagwan
#3530. That which does not appear to exist is to be regarded as if it did not exist.
The sane appear as strange to the mad as the mad to the sane - Joe Orton
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. - Henry Kissinger
Do not banish reason for inequality; but let your reason serve to make the truth appear where it seems hid, and hide the false seems true. - William Shakespeare
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