Quotation Explorer - 'Widely'

There’s no other way but work, work and work. Read widely, live wildly, plumb the depths of your­self, turn your­self inside out until you find your voice - Claire Meadows
Read. As much as you can. As deeply and widely and nourishingly and ­irritatingly as you can. And the good things will make you remember them, so you won't need to take notes. - A.L. Kennedy
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it. - René Descartes
When widely followed public figures feel free to say anything, without any fact-checking, it becomes impossible for a democracy to think intelligently about big issues. - Thomas L. Friedman
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning. - George Carlin
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely. - Hesketh Pearson
Whoever has received knowledgeand eloquence in speech from Godshould not be silent or secretivebut demonstrate it willingly.When a great good is widely heard of,then, and only then, does it bloom,and when that good is praised by man,it has spread its blossoms. - Marie de France
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else. - John W. Gardner
If knowledge is power, let's spread it as widely as possible and dilute it to deny those who would abuse it. - Stuart Aken
My advice, as in everything, is to read widely and think for yourself We need more dissent and less dogma. - Camille Paglia
The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet. - William Gibson
Life is too short, hug tightly, love strongly, forgive oftenly, and always smile widely! - Zane Baker
Those who most obstinately oppose the most widely-held opinions more often do so because of pride than lack of intelligence. They find the best places in the right set already taken, and they do not want back seats. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Read as widely and as deeply as you can. You have to be a reader before you can be a writer. - Y.S. Lee
Like love, the light or guidance of truth that influences us exists only in living form, not in principles or rules or expectations or advice, however widely circulated - Alan W. Watts
Just because a word or expression has an antiquity or was once widely used does not confer on it some special immunity - Bill Bryson
Irish and English are so widely separated in their mode of expression that nothing like a literal rendering from one language to the other is possible. - Robin Flower
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
(Kenneth) Star...(has) done what I could not do in a quarter century: make pornography more widely available.
While differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal. - Karl R. Popper
Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. What people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity. - Aaron Swartz
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