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Be obscure clearly.
E. B. White
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
William J. Clinton
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
The past cannot be cured.
The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases.
Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.
Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years.
When once the itch of literature comes over a man, nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen. But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
Edward R. Murrow
There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.
He did not know what love was. And he did not know what good it was. But he knew he carried it around with him, a scabrous spot of rot, of contagion, for which there was no cure.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure precedents and the narrowest grounds available, the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
Irving R. Kaufman
In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures.
The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.
Robert A. Heinlein
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
Precaution is better than cure.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
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