Barely Quotes

"A leader is best when people barely know he e...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, the people will say: we did it ourselves." -Lao Tzu
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The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people a...

The highest type of ruler is one of whose existence the people are barely aware. Next comes one whom they love and praise. Next comes one whom they fear. Next comes one whom they despise and defy. Tao
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"All God's children are not beautif...

"All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable." β€” Fran Lebowitz
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"To the dumb question "Why me?" the co...

"To the dumb question "Why me?" the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: why not?" --Christopher Hitchens, Mortality
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To the dumb question "why me?", the...

To the dumb question "why me?", the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply,"why not". -- Christopher Hitchens
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A leader is best when people barely know he ...

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. - Lao Tzu
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"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, […] o...

"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, […] of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aims fulfilled, they will all say, 'We did this ourselves.' " Lao Tzu.
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"To the dumb question β€œWhy me?”...

"To the dumb question β€œWhy me?” the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?" - Hitchens
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β€œTOO MUCH OF ANYTHING IS BA...

β€œTOO MUCH OF ANYTHING IS BAD, BUT TOO MUCH OF GOOD WHISKEY IS BARELY ENOUGH”- MARK TWAIN
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"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so go...

"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him. Fail to honor people, They fail to honor you..." - Lao Tzu, 6th century BC
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"The kind of news day where ...

"The kind of news day where "barbra streisand cloned a dog" barely registers." Joe Berkowitz
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Life's Barely Long Enough t...

Life's Barely Long Enough to get good at one thing. So, be careful what you get good at.
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"A leader is best when people barely know he...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." -Lao Tzu
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"A leader is best when people barely know he ...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." - Lao Tzu
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Even at best, l...

Even at best, life is barely endurable β€” Charlie Chan
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"A leader is best when people barely know that he exis...

"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists. ... When his work is done, his aims fulfilled, they will all say, 'We did this ourselves.'" Lao Tzu, philosopher
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"To the dumb question 'Why me?' the...

"To the dumb question 'Why me?' the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?" β€” Christopher Hitchens
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"A leader is best when people barely know he ...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." - Lao Tzu
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"Looking at the annular rings of the wood, you can tell what seasons they h...

"Looking at the annular rings of the wood, you can tell what seasons they have been through. In some drought years they almost perished, as growth is barely perceptible. In others, the growth was far greater." -George Yeoman Pocock
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"Life's barely long enough to get goo...

"Life's barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at." - Rust Cohle, True Detective
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"It's funny (not really) that the set of people who actua...

"It's funny (not really) that the set of people who actually do things and the set of people who reflexively post negative comments on the internet barely intersect, if at all."
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β€œWhat goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnec...

β€œWhat goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnected for words to do more than barely sketch the outlines of at most one tiny little part of it at any given instant.” David Foster Wallace
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"In the 1990s, we were certain that Saddam ...

"In the 1990s, we were certain that Saddam Hussein had a nuclear arsenal. In fact, his factories could barely make soap." -Fareed Zakaria
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