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We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind
and proving that there is no need to do so,
almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

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The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

Credulity - willingness to accept
unsupported statements without demanding proof -
is the greatest ally of the dictator and the demagogue.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

 

Faith is a knowledge within the heart,
beyond the reach of proof.
- Khalil Gibran

I have faith. I just need proof to back it up.
- the movie Simon Birch

The best proof of love is trust.
- Joyce Brothers

Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
- D. Elton Trueblood

For those who believe, no proof is necessary.
For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.
- Stuart Chase

My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion,
a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Do not be fooled into believing that because a man
is rich he is necessarily smart.
There is ample proof to the contrary.
- Julius Rosenwald

The proof of evolution lies in those adaptations that
arise from improbable foundations.
- Stephen Jay Gould

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of
one's designs to one's means.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates
that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
- Mary McCarthy

Take our own company as an example: We're living proof,
we jump with our own parachutes.
- Jim Barksdale

I am very abnormal...
But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal.
I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying
medical bills as proof of my normalcy.
- Dirk Benedict

The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians...
They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures
in order to make possible progress on the roadmap.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

I never believed that Nixon could fully resurrect himself.
And the proof of that was in the obits.
- Ben Bradlee

Shrines!
Shrines!
Surely you don't believe in the gods.
What's your argument? Where's your proof?
- Aristophanes

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

I worked every day there, so I knew all the details.
But I needed only some proof.
So the proof was photos.
- Mordechai Vanunu

The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond,
and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality.
- Charles Baudelaire

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent.
Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
- Thomas A. Edison

A proof of really great art is that it is generally true -
it seldom falls into the misapprehensions to which minor art is liable.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind,
and of a good tone of breeding.
It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest
man and to the gentleman.
- James F. Cooper

There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed
of the best words in the best order;
only a conviction,
accepted by our knowledge and judgment,
that it is so.
- John Drinkwater

From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of
the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace,
or possessing increased security against war.
- Richard Cobden

Throughout our courtship, Kenny told me that he had
proof that Saddam Hussein was a threat because he possessed
weapons of mass destruction.
I told him, 'You had me at weapons.'
- Renee Zellweger

We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof
of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists,
to reconsider the evidence previously derived from
caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of Man.
- Charles Lyell

In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is,
nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Science has proof without any certainty.
Creationists have certainty without any proof.
- Ashley Montagu

To have the sense of creative activity is the great
happiness and the great proof of being alive.
- Matthew Arnold

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good,
and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom
or constitute a proof for its existence.
- Hannah Arendt

A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.
- Leonard Maltin

If you love it, and work really hard at it,
it will really happen, I believe.
I'm living proof.
- Kristen Johnston

It has been said that Poland is dead,
exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
- Michel de Montaigne

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter,
but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.
- Richard Adams

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

It is characteristic of science that the full explanations
are often seized in their essence by the percipient
scientist long in advance of any possible proof.
- John Desmond Bernal

When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply,
it is a proof that it should be rejected.
- Luc de Clapier

Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof.
Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.
- E. T. Bell

Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.
- Michel de Montaigne

And I used to think that proof that I had religion
was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

Don't despise empiric truth.
Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof.
- Martin H. Fischer

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
- Friedrich Schiller

With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress,
no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
- Herbert Hoover

The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him
as affectionately as he has absorbed it.
- Walt Whitman

Many women do not recognize themselves as discriminated against;
no better proof could be found of the totality of their conditioning.
- Kate Millett

A poet must leave traces of his passage,
not proof.
- Rene Char

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books,
for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not
hesitate to do the same with his pen.
- Maimonides

Jim Cameron is proof that if you are good,
you'll get promoted.
- Roger Corman

Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of
true identity and are easily forged.
- Elton Gallegly

It is a proof of our natural bias to evil,
that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good;
but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.
- Augustus Hare

The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought
is its massive proof that God is a bore.
- H. L. Mencken

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human,
the former is a Gift from God.
- Blaise Pascal

Mr. Speaker, as a grateful recovering alcoholic of 24 years myself,
I am living proof that treatment does work and that recovery is real.
- Jim Ramstad

Anybody can be Pope; the proof of this is that I have become one.
- Pope John XXIII

Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule;
they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to
endure criticism without resentment.
- Elbert Hubbard

That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument,
because it is no proof that priests can not,
or that the Bible does not.
- Thomas Paine

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

Aviation is proof that given, the will,
we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

In the choice between changing ones mind and proving
there's no need to do so,
most people get busy on the proof.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I'm very intelligent.
I'm capable of doing everything put to me.
I've launched a perfume and want my own hotel chain.
I'm living proof blondes are not stupid.
- Paris Hilton

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that
to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
- Stephen Fry

Perhaps the methods I needed to complete the proof
would not be invented for a hundred years.
So even if I was on the right track,
I could be living in the wrong century.
- Andrew Wiles


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