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That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt; but, in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee, it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter.


Edward Everett


#apparent #battle #could #doubt #encounter

At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things.


Albert Camus


#accept #defects #exact #failures #far

Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.


Willa Cather


#could #creation #desire #element #foretell

When the waiter brought the cheese-board, there was a large carrot carved in the shape of a mermaid sitting between the Dolcelatte and the Pecorino. Teo could have sworn that the carrot-mermaid flexed her tail and plunged her little hand inside a smelly Gorgonzola. 'Tyromancy, ye know,' remarked the mermaid. 'The Ancient Art of Divination by Cheese.' Then she pulled her tiny hand out and inspected the green cheese-mold on her tiny fingers. 'Lackaday!' she moaned. 'Stinking! It goes poorly for Venice and Teodora, it do!


Michelle Lovric


#divination #foretelling #humour #mermaid #art

Oracular ambiguity or statical probability provides loopholes, and discrepancies are expunged by Faith.


Ursula K. Le Guin


#foretellers #prophecies #faith

It is impossible to foretell the future with any degree of accuracy, that it is impossible to rehearse life. A fault in the scenery, a face in the audience, an interruption of the audience on to the stage, and all our carefully planned gesture mean nothing, or mean too much.


E.M. Forster


#life #planning #life

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.


Winston Churchill


#afterwards #explain #foretell #going #happen

It's just that, when I'm in Japan I could foretell to a certain degree what would be accepted, so I certainly don't come up with any crazy arrangements.


Utada Hikaru


#any #arrangements #certain #certain degree #certainly

A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.


Winston Churchill


#afterwards #explain #foretell #going #happen






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