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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi
God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
- Albert Einstein
I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern
I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains;
like them, they break the storm and purify the air
of the plain beneath them.
- Jean Paul
Few people know how to take a walk.
The qualifications are endurance,
plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature,
good humor, vast curiosity, good speech,
good silence and nothing too much.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr
But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France,
I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the
plain truths contained in these pages.
- Edmond About
You can't just plain die.
You got to do it by the book.
- Richard McKenna
Wherever they have been arraigned, a plain charge has
been exhibited against them.
They have had an impartial trial and have been permitted to make their defense.
- Robert Walpole
The genius of the American system is that through freedom
we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
- Phil Gramm
It is impossible to think of any good meal,
no matter how plain or elegant, without soup or bread in it.
- M. F. K. Fisher
Too many people, because they were white and poor,
black and rich, or just plain busy with something other than politics,
have felt they had no voice in our government.
- Mark Sanford
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight
to a girl who has been looking plain for the first
fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.
- Jane Austen
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her
cards as carefully as if she were plain.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
All British people have plain names,
and that works pretty well over there.
- Paris Hilton
Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.
- Katharine Hepburn
Sincerity is like traveling on a plain,
beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to
his journey's end than by-ways,
in which men often lose themselves.
- John Tillotson
Me, sexy? I'm just plain ol' beans and rice.
- Pam Grier
We hope that the plain people - the labourers and small farmers -
will take this opportunity of coming together and working
out the National programme.
- Eamon de Valera
I wanted to see if the American man in plain brown
pants and a bare torso could speak profound things.
- Ted Shawn
Let's face it, there are no plain women on television.
- Anna Ford
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain,
that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows,
than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.
- Oliver Cromwell
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
- Francis Bacon
There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut;
a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.
- Christine Lavin
Manners are especially the need of the plain.
The pretty can get away with anything.
- Evelyn Waugh
One of the sublimest things in the world is plain truth.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton
Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one -
a mystery which is diffidence and silence,
a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery -
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
The older I get, the more I seek to use a plain prose style,
concentrating more on story.
- John Scott
I hate thinking about it, teaching about it,
and writing about it.
But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.
- Bill Hybels
Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly,
turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
- William Wilberforce
Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose,
and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony.
- Horace Walpole
Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun,
and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
- Jack Prelutsky
Optimism with some experience behind it is much more
energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism.
- Twyla Tharp
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity
of opportunity to be otherwise.
- Maya Angelou
I love the diversity of America.
I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have.
It is not wicked, like in some countries.
And I also love how new America is.
- Antonio Banderas
To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen.
- Quintus Ennius
How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
- Samuel Adams
Keep your private life private.
Be open to suggestions from different people.
And just be nice.
I have heard stories about people who are just plain
rude to the press or fans.
- Michelle Trachtenberg
Growing up, I was the plain one.
I had no style.
I was the tough kid with the comb in the back pocket and the feathered hair.
- Cameron Diaz
In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy,
just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries.
- Ezra Pound
Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,.
- Joshua Sylvester
It is always a mistake to be plain-spoken.
- Gertrude Stein
I am a plain man, and I care and know comparatively little about rhetoric.
- Gerrit Smith
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain;
all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.
- John Ruskin
As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts
are for those who have not the light which makres plain the pathway.
- Anne Hutchinson
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting;
she is never plain.
She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief,
the souvenir of pain.
- Christopher Morley
I am just a plain Jew; I mean have no training.
- Bebe Neuwirth
If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go.
- Anton Chekhov
Nothing is poetical if plain daylight is not poetical;
and no monster should amaze us if the normal man does not amaze.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
In plain Texas talk, it's 'do the right thing'
- Ross Perot
No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating
the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people.
Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.
- H. L. Mencken
One might not think of light as a matter of fact,
but I do.
And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct
an art as you will ever find.
- Dan Flavin
I'm opposed to censorship of any kind,
especially by government.
But it's plain common sense that producers should target
their product with some kind of sensitivity.
- Lee Child
Someone once told me the one thread that runs through
them all is a premium on personal courage -
not intellectual courage,
but just plain physical courage.
- Walter Lord
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language;
the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
- A. E. Housman
On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills;
and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie
is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
- Karl Marx
It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours
was to be a literary partnership.
- Mary A. Ward
I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity.
It was incredible that he was missing.
- James Kirkwood
Many openly show discontentment with their looks,
but few with their intelligence.
I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.
- Bryant H. McGill
An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact.
- Maria Edgeworth
George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign
of trouble when things can no longer be called by their
right names and described in plain,
- Christopher Lasch
More people are troubled by what is plain in Scripture than by what is obscure.
- Roy L. Smith
It'll come to you in a month in a plain brown wrapper with no return address.
- Gene Rayburn
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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
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