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Letter "P" » period
«A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period. When there is an incompatibility between the style and a certain state of mind, it is never the style that triumphs.»
«Education is the period during which you are being instructed by somebody you do not know, about something you do not want to know.»
«Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.»
«During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.»
«Enemies, as well as lovers, come to resemble each other over a period of time.»
«Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we no longer have the enterprise to commit»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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«Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality»
Author: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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, The Crisis
«During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. When once the risk has really been taken, then the greatest danger is to risk too much.»
«History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
«Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable. But that still implies that change is like death and taxes it should be postponed as long as possible and no change would be vastly preferable. But in a period of upheaval, such as the one we are living in, change is the norm.»
Author: Peter F. Drucker
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