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#centuries

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Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe, so also the search for the beginning of human life proceeded well into the 20th century.


Wellington Mara


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For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd.


Josh McDowell


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I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.


Robert Mueller


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This is a good time to ask apologists for the Islamic regime, who degrades Islam? Who imposes stoning, forced marriage of underage girls and flogging for not wearing the veil? Do such practices represent Iran's ancient history and culture, its ethnic and religious diversity? Its centuries of sensual and subversive poetry?


Azar Nafisi


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What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.


Boris Pasternak


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It seems sensible to me that we should look to the medical profession, that over the centuries has helped us to live longer and healthier lives, to help us die peacefully among our loved ones in our own home without a long stay in God's waiting room.


Terry Pratchett


#centuries #die #god #healthier #help

I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference.


Ludwig Quidde


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One aspect of this is the way we have come during recent centuries to appreciate that the world and indeed the very universe in which we live have evolved over immense periods of time.


John G. D. Clark


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Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attributable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.


Bertrand Russell


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Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.


Marquis de Sade


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