William Ralph Inge

Originality is undetected plagiarism.

William Ralph Inge

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The enemies of freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot.

William Ralph Inge

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Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.

William Ralph Inge

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Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.

William Ralph Inge

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The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.

William Ralph Inge

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Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.

William Ralph Inge

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Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.

William Ralph Inge

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The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.

William Ralph Inge

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