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The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.
Rainer Maria Rilke
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
Vincent Van Gogh
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
Michel de Montaigne
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.
Pope John Paul II
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
I was terrible at straight items. When I wrote obituaries, my mother said the only thing I ever got them to do was die in alphabetical order.
Wart hogs should sue for libel. It is a terrible name and they are fine fellows and devoted family men and it is rare to see one by himself; the little woman and the kiddies are usually close at hand.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it.
The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education.
Barnaby C. Keeney
Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to hear all sorts of things about me from now on. Terrible things.
The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Every time I see something terrible, it's like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way.
The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.
The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.
Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?
It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it.
Robert E. Lee
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