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«In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.»
Author: Paul Dirac
«The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer»
«We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.»
Author: Earl Nightingale
, in service
«Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.»
«And Jehoiakim gave the silver and the gold to Pharaoh; but he taxed the land to give the money according to the commandment of Pharaoh: he exacted the silver and the gold of the people of the land, of every one according to his taxation, to give it unto Pharaohnechoh.»
«All exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation.»
«At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.»
Author: Albert Camus
, above all
, Know how
«And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back, and stayed not there in the land.»
«Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.»
«Failure, then, failure! so the world stamps us at every turn. We strew it with our blunders, our misdeeds, our lost opportunities, with all the memorials of our inadequacy to our vocation. And with what a damning emphasis does it then blot us out! No easy fine, no mere apology or formal expiation, will satisfy the world's demands, but every pound of flesh exacted is soaked with all its blood. The subtlest forms of suffering known to man are connected with the poisonous humiliations incidental to these results.»
Author: William James
, incidental to