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"Civilization is vastly overrated." - Patricia Briggs

"I find prostitutes vastly important." - Richelle Mead

"Imagination is vastly more important than intelligence." - Albert Einstein

"Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"...forgetting is vastly underrated as a mental operation." - Michael Pollan

"Great enterprises usually promise vastly more than they perform." - Mark Twain

"We vastly underestimate the power of transformation of mind." - Matthieu Ricard

"All clients' needs and expectations are vastly different." - Bruce Bennett

"Sketches have characters, exits, entrances and are vastly different." - David Cross

"The imagination of the genius vastly surpasses his intellect; the intellect of the academic vastly surpasses his imagination" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I fear vastly more a futile, incompetent old age than I do any form of death." - William Allen White

"The images in a dream are vastly varied and magnificently interesting." - David Mamet

"Education makes the wise slightly wiser, but it makes the fool vastly more dangerous." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Spirituality is that place where the utterly intimate and the vastly infinite meet." - Rick Fields

"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is..." - Douglas Adams

"In a world that contains tragedies, we must realize that they're vastly outnumbered by blessings" - David Jeremiah

"In my opinion, moderation is a vastly overrated virtue, particularly when applied to work" - Barbara Taylor Bradford

"I am living proof that uncertainty is vastly underrated and often times a blessing in disguise." - Tony Shalhoub

"Science is vastly more stimulating to the imagination than the classics." - John B S Haldane

"Africa is always only portrayed as a continent of suffering, but most figures are vastly exaggerated." - James Shikwati

"In everything but brains and brawn, women are vastly superior to men. A different race." - Edward Abbey

"The mind aware of itself is a pilot... vastly freer than a passenger mind." - Marilyn Ferguson

"Common sense is a vastly overrated virtue. I myself prefer the spark of genius." - Margaret Millar

"Boredom is vastly underrated. Boredom means that nothing is trying to kill you every day." - Robin Hobb

"There are a number of teams that would become vastly improved with Drew Bledsoe." - Al Michaels

"I have always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted." - Lawrence Summers

"In a world that contains tragedies, we must realize that they"re vastly outnumbered by blessings" - David Jeremiah

"The employment rates are in very bad shape. We vastly underestimate the unemployment" - Immanuel Wallerstein

"I think the vetting we have for refugees is vastly better than the Europeans have." - Michael Leiter

"I think Hillary Clinton is vastly intelligent and good-hearted and extremely qualified." - Joss Whedon

"Humor is essential to survival. Funny poems are vastly underrated. Very underwritten." - Rachel Zucker

"The bravery of the nonviolent is vastly superior to that of the violent." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The tragedies that are being brought about vastly outweigh the benefits that are being achieved." - Andrew Solomon

"The world we live in is vastly different from the world we think we live in." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"When vastly wealthy people say, 'I'm not leaving my kids any money,' it's typically not true." - Jamie Johnson

"The arts and humanities are vastly more important in troubled times." - Jim Leach

"I've always thought that underpopulated countries in Africa are vastly underpolluted." - Lawrence Summers

"We have vastly increased the amount of funding that is available for conservation partnerships." - Gale Norton

"Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history." - Carl Sagan

"Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard." - H L Mencken

"Adrian: I find prostitutes vastly important. Nathan Ivashkov: Well. How refreshing to see that things haven't changed." - Richelle Mead

"One horse-laugh is worth ten thousand syllogisms. It is not only more effective; it is also vastly more intelligent." - H L Mencken

"... it's vastly more irksome to give up one's own way, than to hear a few impertinent remarks." - Fanny Burney

"THE THREE is really wonderful. A mix of Michael Crichton and Shirley Jackson, hard to put down and vastly entertaining." - Stephen King

"I'm like a weird actor. I feel like I'm vastly uneducated when it comes to the cinema." - Jane Levy

"Central planning, judicial activism, and the nanny state all presume vastly more knowledge than any elite have ever possessed." - Thomas Sowell

"All activity in the brain is driven by other activity in the brain, in a vastly complex, interconnected network." - David Eagleman

"I think the refugee problem is Europe is vastly worse than we have in the United States." - Michael Leiter

"I am sure that the power of vested interests is vastly exaggerated compared with the gradual encroachment of ideas." - John Maynard Keynes

"Adrian: I find prostitutes vastly important. Nathan Ivashkov: Well. How refreshing to see that things have' changed." - Richelle Mead

"Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity." - Arnold Bennett

"Although we will both die, and life is utterly meaningless, my time is vastly more important than yours." - Stephen Evans

"Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know." - Andre Maurois

"We must accept our reality as vastly as we possibly can; everything, even the unprecedented, must be possible within it." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal." - H L Mencken

"I think you're a wonder. You're beautiful. You're mature. You are, I admit, vastly more experienced than I am. That's what threw me. I was thrown. Forgive me." - Philip Roth

"But, however many ways there may be of being alive, it is certain that there are vastly more ways of being dead, or rather not alive." - Richard Dawkins

"Like any of life's refining fires, cancer is a potentially profound learning experience. So what did I learn? I learned that profound learning experiences are vastly overrated." - Joni Rodgers

"These creatures you call mice, you see, they are not quite as they appear. They are merely the protrusion into our dimension of vastly hyperintelligent pandimensional beings." - Douglas Adams

"Remember that experience creates internalization. Doing things repeatedly leads to internalization, which produces a quality of understanding that is generally vastly superior to intellectualized learning." - Ray Dalio

"The Anarchists never have claimed that liberty will bring perfection; they simply say that its results are vastly preferable to those that follow authority." - Benjamin Tucker

"What five members of the Supreme Court say the law is may be something vastly different from what Congress intended the law to be." - Benjamin Franklin Fairless

"The universe contains vastly more order than Earth-life could ever demand. All those distant galaxies, irrelevant for our existence, seem as equally well ordered as our own." - Paul Davies

"Dark and sour humours, especially those which have a spice of malevolence in them, are vastly disagreeable. Such men have no music in their souls." - Abigail Adams

"It's a really unique acting opportunity to play two roles who are not only interacting with each other, but vastly different." - Jesse Eisenberg

"The only thing worse than having a party that no one attends is having a party attended only by two vastly, deeply uninteresting people." - John Green

"This would be a vastly better world to live in if Matt Drudge decided to handle his emotional problems more responsibly, and set himself on fire." - David Weigel

"If one does not practice nonviolence in one's own personal relations with others and hopes to use it in bigger affairs, one is vastly mistaken." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Rome's just a city like anywhere else. A vastly overrated city, I'd say. It trades on belief just as Stratford trades on Shakespeare." - Anthony Burgess

"I believe that the subconscious always knows what is best. It is our conditional, vastly overrated rational mind which screws everything up." - Robyn Davidson

"Architecture is art, but art vastly contaminated by many other things. Contaminated in the best sense of the word - fed, fertilised by many things." - Renzo Piano

"The worst fault a salesman can commit is to be a bore...... Pretend to be vastly interested in any subject the prospects shows an interest in." - David Ogilvy

"Though there are still many good people out there in the world, it seems that they're vastly outnumbered by the stupid, selfish, violent ones." - Donald Ray Pollock

"I think the conventional wisdom is vastly true. There will be a huge growth in mobile, and this is something we are witnessing every day." - Maurice Levy

"The illustrations were woodcuts, executed with that crude haste to see the finished product that marks the amateur. True pornography is given us by vastly patient professionals." - Thomas Pynchon

"They [babies] are so small and so helpless that they contribute vastly to a comforting glow in the ego of the grown-up." - Heywood Broun

"We need to do this everyday of the week and just really brainwash people into thinking about guns in a vastly different way." - Eric Holder

"What five members of the Supreme Court say the law is may be something vastly different from what Congress intended the law to be." - Benjamin Franklin Fairles

"Vastly more important than all questions with regard to methods of preaching is the root question as to what it is that shall be preached." - John Gresham Machen

"Even the sadistic misogyny of Buddha and Christ was nothing but an attempt to gain the better of a vastly superior opponent." - Fumiko Enchi

"No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man." - Bernard Barton

"No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man." - Bruce Barton

"Obama did inherit a deficit when he came into office. Why this fact justifies racking up vastly more debt and bigger deficits is a logical mystery." - Jonah Goldberg

"The destiny of our society is yours to make and you have a vastly greater importance to the world than we do." - Polykarp Kusch

"Although the detail of our sexual energies and their objects and objectives vastly vary, the existence of our sexuality itself is an undeniable truth." - Lynn Margulis

"People often overestimate what they can reasonably achieve in a year. But they vastly underestimate what they can achieve in 5 years." - Steve Pavlina

"Accept that the moment you buy your latest iPad, iPhone, tablet, app or game it will be promptly followed by a vastly improved and sleeker looking version." - Simon Mainwaring

"I have no doubt that in reality the future will be vastly more surprising than anything I can imagine. Now my own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose." - John B S Haldane

"Because psychologists have been able to discover, exactly as in a slow-motion picture, the way the human creature acquires knowledge and habits, the normal child has been vastly helped by what the retarded have taught us." - Pearl S Buck

"We have vastly different hopes and expectations, as far as the U.S.-Russia relationship is concerned, in Moscow and Washington. What we need, however, is to manage this troubled relationship - we don't want this relationship to go out of control." - Dimitri Simes

"JFK was leading the world, leading the United States into a new position with the Soviet Union. He was calling for the end of the Cold War. He would have been reelected in 1964 because he was vastly popular." - Oliver Stone

"For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied - whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of." - Catherine II

"Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery." - Buckminster Fuller

"The destruction of civilian hamlets, the killing and the wounding of civilians, became vastly greater than it had been before, and it was very upsetting; but I still couldnt bring myself to understand that the policy itself was wrong." - Neil Sheehan

"In today's vastly expanded scientific enterprise, obsessed with impact factors and competition, we will need much more night science to unveil the many mysteries that remain about the workings of organisms." - Francois Jacob

"Circumstances are seldom right. You never have the capacities, the strength, the wisdom, the virtue you ought to have. You must always do with less than you need in a situation vastly different from what you would have chosen." - Charlton Ogburn

"It's the first thing I tell my students: If you could understand, really understand, that no one needs to read your work, then your writing would improve vastly by the time we meet in this classroom again." - Dan Barden

"Having a great idea is simply not enough. The eventual goal is vastly more important than any idea. It is how ideas are implemented that counts in the long run" - Felix Dennis

"I would give all I possess to get out of myself; but somehow, at the end, I find myself so vastly more interesting than nine tenths of the people I meet." - Henry James

"I believe that reality is vastly richer than the cursory attention we usually give it permits us to understand. I like to write through a consciousness that allows me to suggest something of this richness." - Marilynne Robinson

"Obviously murder and graffiti are two vastly different crimes. But they are part of the same continuum, and a climate that tolerates one is more likely to tolerate the other." - Rudy Giuliani

"We will have to become 'perpetual marketers', to learn to be channel and data planners without losing our human insight or creativity; to vastly increase the level of accountability and provide more relevant experiences for customers." - John Woodward

"That some of the indigent among us die of scanty food is undoubtedly true; but vastly more in this community die from eating too much than from eating too little." - William Ellery Channing

"Many shiver from want of defence against the cold; but there is vastly more suffering among the rich from absurd and criminal modes of dress, which fashion has sanctioned, than among the poor from deficiency of raiment." - William Ellery Channing

"It has been said that self-respect is the gate of heaven, and the most cursory observation shows that a degree of reserve adds vastly to the latent force of character." - Henry Tuckerman

"Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period or other, when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other, it is our own." - Charles Caleb Colton

"In his opinion, working was vastly overrated. Particularly as a way to build character, for everyone who engaged in it was far too snappish and fussy, and seemed to have no manners at all." - Hilari Bell

"Posterity will surely be amazed, and I hope vastly amused, that such slipshod and unconvincing theorizing should have so easily captivated twentieth-century minds and been so widely and recklessly applied." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"Although God is all powerful, He is unable to give more; though supremely wise, He knows not how to give more; though vastly rich, He has not more to give." - Saint Augustine

"...the exchange of students...should be vastly expanded...Information and education are powerful forces in support of peace. Just as war begins in the minds of men, so does peace." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"God is so vastly wonderful, so utterly and completely delightful that He can, without anything other than Himself, meet and overflow the deepest demands of our total nature, mysterious and deep as that nature is." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Life could be vastly improved if we could count our blessings as self-actualizing people can and do, and if we could retain their constant sense of good fortune and gratitude for it." - Abraham Maslow

"Confronting the worst-case scenario saps it of much of its anxiety-inducing power. Happiness reached via positive thinking can be fleeting and brittle, negative visualization generates a vastly more dependable calm." - Oliver Burkeman

"We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty." - Euell Gibbons

"In today's vastly expanded scientific enterprise, obsessed with impact factors and competition, we will need much more night science to unveil the many mysteries that remain about the workings of organisms." - Francois Jacob

"Going back is a nice way to give definition to each of the characters because they are so vastly different. I would never want them to get blended together." - Tatiana Maslany

"I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism . . . The only way to react is to get up in the morning and start the day by saying four or five vastly politically incorrect things before breakfast!" - P D James

"The declaration of rights [Bill of Rights] is, like all other human blessings, alloyed with some inconveniences and not accomplishing fully its object. But the good in this instance vastly outweighs the evil." - Thomas Jefferson

"The vastly different sentences afforded drunk drivers and drug offenders tells us who is viewed as disposable - someone to be purged from the body politic - and who is not. Drunk drivers are predominately white and male." - Michelle Alexander

"There are so many levels of understanding and experience when it comes to this thing we call love. In our human relationships, it can be vastly complicated. Each of us has our own unique love-history, perceptions, and expectations." - Michael Beckwith

"Compared with how we've ducked it in the United States, Canada should be really proud of how you have welcomed a significant number of refugees - far more, in fact, than we Americans have, even though our population is vastly larger." - Adam Hochschild

"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space." - Douglas Adams

"Gone with the Wind, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, they all should have had the hero cut down by a Dalek, and they would've been vastly improved really." - Russell T Davies

"The important thing is the 80/20 rule: 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. This means that if you're doing ten tasks, two are going to be vastly more important than others." - Brian Tracy

"The great virtue of a free market is that it enables people who hate each other, or who are from vastly different religious or ethnic backgrounds, to cooperate economically. Government intervention can't do that." - Milton Friedman

"It is important and right that all privileges of the law be ours, but it is vastly more important that we be prepared for the exercise of those privileges." - Booker T Washington

"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space." - Douglas Adams

"I think the 20s are a vastly overrated decade. We promise kids that once they get out of school, life will begin and their dreams will come true. But then comes the struggle." - Tyne Daly

"The three-pound organ in your skull - with its pink consistency of Jell-o - is an alien kind of computational material. It is composed of miniaturized, self-configuring parts, and it vastly outstrips anything we've dreamt of building." - David Eagleman

"It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis." - Crystal Eastman

"Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery." - R Buckminster Fuller

"If the numbers mean anything, they tell us that vastly more life is left in the reviled internal-combustion engine than any of the blue-state lefties could imagine. First, that madman Bush wins, and now this news. How depressing." - Brock Yates

"Taking legislative authority away from the federal government doesn't necessarily mean freer individuals. It might just mean granting vastly more authority to the states-which already have far broader police powers than most of us would care to admit." - Dahlia Lithwick

"If you want to build a recursively self-improving AI, have it go through a billion sequential self-modifications, become vastly smarter than you, and not die, you've got to work to a pretty precise standard." - Eliezer Yudkowsky

"If you prosecute a CEO or other senior executive and send him or her to jail for committing a crime, the deterrent effect in my view vastly outweighs even the best compliance program you can put in place." - Jed S Rakoff

"I think having a great idea is vastly overrated. I know it sounds kind of crazy and counterintuitive. I don't think it matters what the idea is, almost. You need great execution." - Felix Dennis

"The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that." - Mike Figgis

"For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied - whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of." - Catherine The Great

"I'm thankful for the work that feminists like Gloria Steinem have done. I am a feminist, but the geography for women today is vastly different than it was in the '60s." - Amber Heard

"With its vastly complicated plot and its immense cast of characters swirling around the case of Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce that has been grinding away in the Court of Chancery for decades, 'Bleak House' is, for many readers, Dickens's greatest novel." - Robert Gottlieb

"Entertainment works by withholding content with the purpose of increasing its value. And, when you think about it, those two are just vastly different approaches, but they can be bridged." - Robert Kyncl

"Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent." - Sophia Loren

"Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances." - Sean Booth

"Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics." - Joan Blades

"If you're 35, 45, or even 55 - you have a very long time horizon - 40 years or vastly more. That is you, and/or your spouse, are likely to live about that long, and you'll be investing the whole way." - Kenneth Fisher

"Writing is an outward expression of instinctive insight that must be summoned from the vastly deep of our mysterious selves. Therefore, it cannot be taught; indeed, it cannot even be summoned; it can only be permitted." - William Hughes Mearns

"People ache to believe that we human beings are vastly different from all other species - and they are right! We are different. We are the only species that has an extra medium of design preservation and design communication: culture." - Daniel Dennett

"It has been said that self-respect is the gate of heaven, and the most cursory observation shows that a degree of reserve adds vastly to the latent force of character." - Henry Theodore Tuckerman

"The destruction of civilian hamlets, the killing and the wounding of civilians, became vastly greater than it had been before, and it was very upsetting; but I still couldn't bring myself to understand that the policy itself was wrong." - Neil Sheehan

"All know the importance of sustaining the hopes of a sick man. The reason of this is that his nervous system is then, vastly more than in health, susceptible to the influence of particular states of the mind." - Lysander Spooner



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