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Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Albert Camus

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.

Frederick the Great

Change is not merely necessary to life - it is life.

Alvin Toffler

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy

Immanuel Kant

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.

Nido Qubein

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

For us, someone who is willing to step forward and help is much more courageous than someone who is merely fulfilling the role.

Margaret J. Wheatley

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

William James

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

Mark Twain

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

Alexander Hamilton

Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.

Robert A. Heinlein

The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.

Carl Sagan

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

Albert Einstein

If merely feeling good could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.

William James

Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.

G. I. Gurdjieff

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.

Golda Meir

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.

Liberty Hyde Bailey

Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.

Aldous Huxley

Civilization is merely an advance in taste: accepting, all the time, nicer things, and rejecting nasty ones.

Katharine Fullerton Gerould

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.

Anton Chekhov

I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.

Andre Gide

When, instead of merely associating some act with some situation in the animal way, we think the situation out, we have a set of particular feelings of its elements.

Edward Thorndike

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

Nelson Mandela

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.

Tom Robbins

My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.

Cleopatra

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.

Will Smith

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Mark Twain

Prayer is commitment. We don't merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within. We, the total person, co-operate. This means that co-operation equals committment.

E. Stanley Jones

Nothing comes merely by thinking about it.

John Wanamaker

In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.

Catharine MacKinnon

It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.

Mortimer Adler

The atom bomb was no great decision. It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.

Harry S Truman

It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.

Ram Dass

Hence, even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena, and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects.

Wilhelm Wundt

In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.

Gustav Mahler

Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.

Steven Biko

When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored, when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely to survive until the sun rises tomorrow!

Thabo Mbeki

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.

Zora Neale Hurston

The Public is merely a multiplied "me."

Mark Twain

Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda.

Eric Alterman

True philosophy invents nothing; it merely establishes and describes what is.

Victor Cousin

Age merely shows what children we remain.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Not in purity or in holiness merely, for in Paradise man was holy, and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice of Christ and made an heir of heaven.

Matthew Simpson

The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.

Henry Clay

In physics, to be in two places at the same time would be a miracle; in politics it seems not merely normal, but natural.

Charles Edison

We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - for no particular excellence in themselves, but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self-love.

William Hazlitt

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.

Paul Valery

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.

Gary Ryan Blair

Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

Chief Seattle

Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.

John Ruskin

Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.

Arthur Schopenhauer

There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.

Epicurus

Darwinism is not merely a support for naturalistic philosophy: it is a product of naturalistic philosophy.

Phillip E. Johnson

No sane person should believe that something is subjective merely because it cannot be settled beyond controversy.

Hilary Putnam

Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

Helen Rowland

Committing genocide on behalf of an institution generates greater loyalty to it than merely getting people fired from their jobs on its behalf.

John McCarthy

It must be able to assist in devising the method of solution of problems and not merely solve them.

Cliff Shaw

Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.

Robert Morley

She did not admire him any more than she had. It was merely that she considered him the Lesser of two evils.

Edgar Rice Burroghs

I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service.

King Hussein I

The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.

Henry Hazlitt

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden.

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The world is blessed most by men who do things, and not by those who merely talk about them.

James Oliver

Luck is merely an illusion, trusted by the ignorant and chased by the foolish.

Timothy Zahn

Make every thought, every fact, that comes into your mind pay you a profit. Make it work and produce for you. Think of things not as they are but as they might be. Don't merely dream - but create!

Robert Collier

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.

James L. Farmer, Jr.

Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.

Thomas Aquinas

To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind.

George Boole

Basically the school system sets you up with what it wants to set you up with. They're really good at it. I think they're too good. Problem is, what they're doing is conditioning kids to merely accept the culture at hand. But the rebels won't accept it.

Jack Bowman

All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.

Chauncey Wright

Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That's why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .

Suzanne Fields

All moral laws are merely statements that certain kinds of actions will have good effects.

George Edward Moore

I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.

Edward Jenner

In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive.

John Scott

The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.

John Stuart Mill

Which, of course, isn't the point of writing - but it would be nice if, along with the creative satisfaction of writing and seeing my work in print, I could do more than merely scrape a living. Okay, moaning over.

Eric Brown

Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.

John Witherspoon

'Accepting the Christ' is merely a shift in self-perception.

Marianne Williamson

Why should American atrocities be merely unsettling, but a trip to Hanoi unconscionable?

Tom Hayden

You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes.

Moses Mendelssohn

You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was.

Leopold Von Ranke

I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher.

Moses Mendelssohn

So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy.

Charles Hodge

To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come.

Emil Zatopek

Literature should not be suppressed merely because it offends the moral code of the censor.

William O. Douglas

The point I am making is that in the more primitive forms of society the individual is merely a unit; in more developed forms of society he is an independent personality.

Herbert Read

These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals.

Herbert Read

The speed of light does not merely transform the world. It becomes the world. Globalization is the speed of light.

Paul Virilio

The march to our duty here, not merely to ourselves, but to our surroundings, must proceed. God wills it.

William H. O'Connell

The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident.

Kathryn Bigelow

If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass, his life is not merely brutish and short, but dull and mechanical.

Herbert Read

The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.

Herbert Read

Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic - Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism.

Edward Bond

I wouldn't describe that "position" as "parasitic." I'd describe that experience as "edifying." I don't merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here.

Bruce Sterling

Besides merely some pleasure that we get out of the combinations of pitches together and lines, I think that there is some satisfaction that we get in the fact of having this diffuse thing organized very concretely and put onto a frame and have it actually decided.

Leo Ornstein

I, therefore, O Caesar, do not publish this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs to others, nor think of acquiring reputation by finding fault with the works of any one.

Marcus V. Pollio

I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.

Neale Donald Walsch

Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?

John Calvin

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