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Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.

My kitchen is not a place to live in. I made it white so I can tell instantly if it's not clean-and I like it clean enough to be able to eat off the floors-or the tables, for that matter.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.

Nineteen percent of doctors say that they'd be able to give their patients a lethal injection. But they also went on to say that the patient would have to be really, really behind on payments.

No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.

No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years. Yeah, that was an amazing chance. You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video, very unusual.

Not being able to touch is sometimes as interesting as being able to touch.

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Now, I look at where I am now and I know what I wanna to do. What I would like to be able to do is to spend whatever time I have left and to give, and maybe some hope to others.

Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.

Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19.

On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.

On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.

One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.

One has to be able to count if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty.

One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.

One must still have chaos in oneself to give birth to a dancing star.

One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.


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