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Letter "D" » derive
«All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.»
«Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.»
«Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.»
«Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.»
Author: Karl Kraus
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«Books have been handed down from generation to generation, as the true teachers of piety and the love of God, that represent him as so merciless and tyrannical a despot, that, if they were considered otherwise than through the medium of prejudice, they could inspire nothing but hatred. It seems that the impression we derive from a book, depends much less on its real contents, than upon the temper of mind and preparation with which we read it.»
«It is illegal in England to state in print that a wife can and should derive sexual pleasure from intercourse»
«As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.»
«If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them derive their whole pleasure from each other, they would inevitably fall in love, as it is called, with each other; but at six months end if you would throw them both into public life wh»
«Everyone seeks to know what good he can derive from other individuals or from society.»
«Governments (derive) their just powers from the consent of the governed»