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About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.


Edsger Dijkstra


#axe #axes #blunt #equally #impossible

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for, the thing before which every ambition of man is folly and all lower achievement vain.


Henry Drummond


#ambition #become #before #caring #every

The joke I always make about myself is that I'm self-involved, but I'm not vain.


Lena Dunham


#always #i #i always #joke #make

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.


Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


#even #opinion #those #vain

Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.


William Law


#cares #certainly #christian #christian life #death

The whole point of being an actor is to get satisfaction out of a role - unless you're just vain about celebrity. You're always looking for the one thing that will surprise you.


Jonny Lee Miller


#actor #always #being #celebrity #get

There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.


Michel de Montaigne


#obvious #perhaps #than #vainly #vanity

I thought it was quite vain to say, I want to be a model.


Kate Moss


#model #quite #say #thought #vain

If I were to die thinking that I'd written three poems that people might read after me, I would feel that I hadn't lived in vain. Great poets might expect the whole body of their work, but most of us - well, I would settle for a handful.


Andrew Motion


#die #feel #hadn #i #lived

I am telling you before anything, that the blood of the martyrs and the injured will not go in vain. And I would like to affirm, I will not hesitate to punish those who are responsible fiercely. I will hold those in charge who have violated the rights of our youth with the harshest punishment stipulated in the law.


Hosni Mubarak


#am #anything #before #blood #charge






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