Prospect Quotes

"The dread of evil is a much more ...

"The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good." --John Locke
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"I frankly profess a somewhat mystical concept of nat...

"I frankly profess a somewhat mystical concept of nature; I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful - an endless prospect of magic and wonder." --Ansel Adams
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β€œIt goes without saying that a civilization which leaves so large a n...

β€œIt goes without saying that a civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.” ― Sigmund Freud
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"We have to be wholly at peace with the prospect of many years of solitude in...

"We have to be wholly at peace with the prospect of many years of solitude in order to be appropriately picky; otherwise, we risk loving no longer being single rather more than we love the partner who spared us that fate." -Alain de Botton
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"No vestige of a beginning,...

"No vestige of a beginning,–no prospect of an end" - James Hutton on the concept of time.
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"I am inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa because all our social polici...

"I am inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa because all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as oursβ€”whereas all the testing says not really." - James D. Watson, the co-discoverer of the structure of DNA
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Quote Request/TOMT - About caring too much...

Quote Request/TOMT - About caring too much about what other people think, when it is a much scarier prospect that no one cares at all.
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"They say, and I have reason to believe, that sometimes, we're at our most alive...

"They say, and I have reason to believe, that sometimes, we're at our most alive when facing the prospect of our own mortality. Maybe that means that if we convince ourselves that we live forever, we never really feel alive at all." - Phil Hellenes
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