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All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price. - Juvenal [Decimus Junius Juvinalis]


Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; Nothing can come of nothing. - Sir Joshua Reynolds


Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving she may sound to him. - John Gray


You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving. - Anatole France


I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue. - Xenocrates of Chalcedon


Generally speaking, we are all happier when we are still striving for achievement than when the prize is in our hands. - Dame Margot Fonteyn


Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope. - Thomas Carlyle


What we call little things are merely the causes of great things; they are the beginning, the embryo, and it is the point of departure which, generally speaking, decides the whole future of an existence. One single black speck may be the beginning of a gangrene, of a storm, of a revolution. - Henri Frederic Amiel


Men neglect the duties incumbent on man, yet are treated like demi-gods; religion is also separated from morality by a ceremonial veil, yet men wonder that the world is almost, literally speaking, a den of shapers or oppressors. - Mary Wollstonecraft