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61 Nikdy nie je nič stratené, pokiaľ človek žije.
hope, life, dream
Erich Maria Remarque
62 By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any man.
marriage, philosophy
Socrates
63 Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
miracle
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
64 There is a hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags will not wave in a vacuum.
nationalism, flag, Apollo
Arthur C. Clarke
65 Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
nature, miracle, religion, science
Saint Augustine
66 Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
normal, pretence, low_profile
Albert Camus
67 A camel is a horse designed by a committee.
planning, compromise, Camel
(unknown)
68 The soul invariably travels at the speed of a camel.
travel, jet_lag, Camel, soul, adaptation
(Arabic saying)
69 We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
religion, god, atheism
Richard Dawkins 2006
70 As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
nothing, wisdom
Socrates
71 Philosophy is a study that lets us be unhappy more intelligently.
philosophy, happiness
(unknown)
72 To the eye of enmity virtue appears the ugliest blemish.
opinion, point_of_view, beauty
Sa'di
73 Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
answer, question, computer
Pablo Picasso
74 The possible ranks higher than the actual.
possibility, dream, question, mystery, illusion
Martin Heidegger
75 If you belonged to a political party or a social club that was tied to as much bigotry, misogyny, homophobia, violence and sheer ignorance as religion is, you'd resign in protest.
religion, club, human_values, abuse, politics, ignorance, homophobia
Bill Maher
76 If you believe in love at first sight, you never stop looking.
love, infidelity
Closer (movie)
77 There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
writing
William Somerset Maugham
78 Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
wisdom, prejudice
Albert Einstein
79 Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Universe, stupidity
Albert Einstein
80 No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
understanding, law
Plato

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