A successful lie is doubly a lie; an error which has to be corrected is a heavier burden than the truth. - Dag Hammarskjold
The passing of an ordinary man is sad. The passing of a great man is tragic, and doubly tragic when the greatness passes before the man does.
Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are unsure that we are doubly sure. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Act correctly. Incorrect action cannot be justified by incorrect action. An incorrect action taken to cover an incorrect action is doubly incorrect. - Compton Gage
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. - Douglas Adams
"Careful with fire" is good advice we know."Careful with words" is ten times doubly so. - William Carleton
He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly. - Publilius Syrus
Lolita is famous, not I. I am an obscure, doubly obscure, novelist with an unpronounceable name. - Vladimir Nabokov
The truth is always an abyss. One must — as in a swimming pool — dare to dive from the quivering springboard of trivial everyday experience and sink into the depths, in order to later rise again — laughing and fighting for breath — to the now doubly illuminated surface of things. - Franz Kafka
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied. - Sophocles