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Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.


Gottfried Leibniz


#axioms #cannot #definition #finally #given

When a truth is necessary, the reason for it can be found by analysis, that is, by resolving it into simpler ideas and truths until the primary ones are reached.


Gottfried Leibniz


#found #ideas #into #necessary #ones

But in simple substances the influence of one monad over another is ideal only.


Gottfried Leibniz


#ideal #influence #monad #only #over

I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either a priori by conceiving its cause or reason, or a posteriori when experience teaches us that it is in fact in nature.


Gottfried Leibniz


#conceiving #either #experience #fact #genuine

I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.


Annie Leibovitz


#beautiful #being #being beautiful #breaking #down

Power runs with ideas that only the crazy would draw into doubt.


Lawrence Lessig


#doubt #draw #ideas #into #only

I find the idea of vigilante justice very attractive. I like the idea that the murderer decides that this person has gone too far, and nothing will happen to him unless she does something to stop him.


Donna Leon


#decides #does #far #find #gone

A writer falls in love with an idea and gets carried away.


Doris Lessing


#carried #falls #gets #idea #love

You know, when I was a girl, the idea that the British Empire could ever end was absolutely inconceivable. And it just disappeared, like all the other empires.


Doris Lessing


#british #british empire #could #disappeared #empire

I had no idea this thing was televised. Boy, is my face red.


David Letterman


#face #had #i #idea #no idea






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