Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
'Accepting the Christ' is merely a shift in self-perception.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
Strategic autonomy is not secured by merely asserting one's independence: it is secured by creating mutually beneficial interdependencies.
The feeble soul merely whines and complains.
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
Darwinism is not merely a support for naturalistic philosophy: it is a product of naturalistic philosophy.
Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
A melody is not merely something you can hum.
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
To sit idly, not doing, merely experiencing, comes hard to a primate.
Justice is merely incidental to law and order.
The Jews are not merely hook-nosed but understand money instinctively.
Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.
A lot of actors are perfectionists, besides merely being egotists.
Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.