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This sight… is by far the noblest astronomy affords.
– Edmond Halley
Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.
– Edna Ferber
Mercy is what moves us toward God, while justice makes us tremble in his sight.
– Pope Benedict XVI
It’s like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme. Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds and you can almost hear the next chord progression, so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling.
– David Strathairn
Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without them appear to vanish from sight.
– Naomi Wolf
It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence.
– Donald Cargill
From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
– Mary C. Jones
In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
– Mao Zedong
No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.
– Jean Toomer
I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.
– Katharine Hepburn
A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
– Karl Marx
I haven’t let the gold medal out of my sight; it sleeps next to me in bed.
– Magdalena Neuner
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
– Mark Twain
But we should not lose sight of how far we are coming and what a big hole we were left by George W. Bush.
– Martin O’Malley
A refuge is supposed to prevent what? The genes from flowing out of sight? This refuge idea won’t stop insects from moving across boundaries. That’s absurd.
– Jeremy Rifkin
A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable.
– John Bates Clark
Never lower your sight – always look at people at eye-level.
– Joanne Liu
We may be so eager to protect the right to dissent that we lose sight of the difference between dissent and subversion.
– Richard Perle
Our government should be entirely and purely secular. The religious views of a candidate should be kept entirely out of sight.
– Robert Green Ingersoll
I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring.
– Otto von Bismarck
Never let the horns and woodwinds out of your sight; if you can hear them at all, they are too loud.
– Richard Strauss
I always sort of swooned at the sight of the classic barn structures in central and northern Minnesota, where everything seemed rustic and weathered and made to age gracefully.
– Richard Dean Anderson
Was anybody else bothered by the sight of mine-resistant vehicles and guns pointed at unarmed men in Ferguson?
– Rand Paul
Is it not worrying in itself that European Christianity is now barely able to keep Europe Christian? If we lose sight of this, the idea of Europe could become a minority interest in its own continent.
– Viktor Orban
A notorious network of violent Islamist hoodlums, concentrated in the rough-and-tumble district of Molenbeek in Brussels, has been operating in plain sight since the 1990s, planning, plotting and carrying out dozens of elaborate jihadi missions from Afghanistan to Algeria.
– Terry Glavin
Sometimes you lose sight of what’s going on around you.
– Usain Bolt
Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
– Thomas Gray
What we want is to make something that fills utterly the sight and can’t be used to make life only bearable.
– Sam Francis
Sight gags had to be planned; they required timing and mechanics. Occasionally, spontaneity would arise in the shooting of the scenes.
– Stan Laurel
We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.
– Virginia Woolf