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Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor - Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope
satire that a censor can understand deserves to be suppressed
Karl Kraus
saying friendship is as if to say perfect understanding, immediate trust and lengthy reminiscing, that is to say trustworthiness
Gabriela Mistral
scandal starts when the police put a stop to it
Karl Kraus
school is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need society as it is - Ivan Illich
Ivan Illich
schools have not necessarily much to do with education... they are mainly institutions of control, where basic habits must be inculcated in the young. Education is quite different and has little place in school - Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
science ain't perfect, but that doesn't mean you need religion - Anonymous
science doesn't interest me. It doesn't take into account dreams, chance, laughter, emotion and contradiction, things that are precious to me
Luis Buñuel
science is a cemetery of dead ideas
Miguel de Unamuno
science is anything that is always open to discussion
José Ortega y Gasset
science only serves to verify the discoveries of instinct
Jean Cocteau
see all, conceal much, modify little
Gregorio Magno
seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal
Hermann Hesse
selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live - Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting - George Orwell
George Orwell
setting up libraries is like building public granaries, storing up reserves for a hibernation of the mind which, despite myself, I see many signs of its approach
Marguerite Yourcenar
Seven Social Sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice - Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchad Gandhi
sex alleviates tension. Love causes it - Woody Allen
Woody Allen
she fell in love the same way all intelligent women fall in love: like a fool
Angeles Mastretta
silence is unbearable for some because they have too much noise inside them - Robert Fripp
Robert Fripp
silence, bloody hell! - all those who want to revive themselves raise your hand and all those who want to rejuvenate themselves take a step forward
Nicanor Parra
simplicity is the form of real greatness
Francesco De Sanctis
since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word
Charles De Gaulle
since it's publicly known that cigarettes are dangerous, why are they sold?
Francesco Tavano
since their birth the great banks, decorated with national titles, were only associations of private speculators, who placed themselves by the side of governments...
Karl Marx
since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed (Constitution of UNESCO)
slow and steady wins the race
smile, your teeth are not only made for eating or biting - Man Ray
Man Ray
so beautiful was she that they had forbidden her to approach the Leaning Tower of Pisa
so long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable - Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley
so much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work - Peter Drucker
Peter Drucker
soccer is beginning to be a lie as is well documented by the media
Jorge Valdano
soccer needs to free itself from chemists and accountants
Zdenek Zeman
socialism can only arrive by bicycle
José Antonio Viera Gallo
society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks
Lin Yutang
society highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal. Normal men have killed perhaps 100,000,000 of their fellow normal men in the last fifty years - R.D. Laing
R.D. Laing
society is permissive with things that cost absolutely nothing
Enzo Biagi
solidarity is not a question of giving, rather is it opposing injustice
Abbé Pierre
solidarity is the tenderness of the people
Ernesto Che Guevara
solitude confers a twofold advantage on the man of intellectual eminence; first that of being by himself and secondly that of not being with others
Arthur Schopenhauer
solitude is a beautiful thing; but it really needs someone to tell you that solitude is a beautiful thing
Honoré de Balzac
solitude is to the soul as food is to the body
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
solitude isn’t found, it’s made
Marguerite Duras
solving our problems involves radically changing the relationship we have with ourselves and with all of our past
Alejandro Jodorowsky
some believe that genius is hereditary; others don't have children
Marcel Achard
some intellectuals work at filling our brains, whereas others do their best to empty them. Naturally the latter are in the majority
Carl William Brown
some of the greatest love affairs I've known involved one actor, unassisted (Wilson Mizner)
Wilson Mizner
some people would pay to sell themselves
Victor Hugo
some poor countries are proud and would rather solve their problems by themselves but, fortunately, the multinationals can't resist sacrificing themselves to help
some regard themselves as perfect only because they are less demanding of themselves
Hermann Hesse
some smiles are not happy smiles, rather are they a way of crying with kindness
Gabriela Mistral
some things are easier to legalize than legitimize
Nicolas de Chamfort
someone who knows too much finds it hard not to lie
Ludwig Wittgenstein
sometimes in life you have to know how to fight, not only fearlessly but also without much hope
Sandro Pertini
sometimes it can be better to continue on one's way without arriving. After all arriving is a nonentity, only a point in time
Gino Vermicelli
sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light - Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer
sometimes someone confesses a sin in order to take credit for it - John von Neumann
John von Neumann
sometimes we can spend years without living at all, and suddenly our whole life is concentrated in a single instant - Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known - Alan Alexander Milne
Alan Alexander Milne
sometimes, in order to be listened to, one must remain silent
sooner rather than later the grand avenues will open and free people will pass to build a better society
Salvador Allende
souls have some mysterious device for finding each other out while our exterior selves are still entangled in the formalities of conventional discourse
Luigi Pirandello
Spanish will not be a real language of culture until science is written in Spanish
Angel Martín Municio
speaking different languages, we understand each other better
Elena Loewenthal
speaking is translating, listening is translating, reading is translating, writing is translating, thinking is translating. Everyone translates, except some translators
specialisation in the extreme translates as the highest degree of lack of culture
José Ortega y Gasset
specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes - Walter Gropius
Walter Gropius
spontaneity is the fruit of long meditation
Pablo Neruda
stories are our dreams. And our dreams are our life (Tim Burton)
Tim Burton
strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will - Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchad Gandhi
strife among the poor means good business for the rich
Eduardo Pérsico
success is easy to obtain, what is difficult is to deserve it
Albert Camus
success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get - H. Jackson Brown
Jackson H. Brown
superfluous goods make life superfluous
Pier Paolo Pasolini
sustainable development is like the road to hell, paved with good intentions
Serge Latouche
swordsman dart
Mark Twain