Quotes: association

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  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
  • An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Say what you will, making marriage work is a woman's business. The institution was invented to do her homage; it was contrived for her protection. Unless she accepts it as such - as a beautiful, bountiful, but quite unequal association - the going will be hard indeed.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Science is the century-old endeavor to bring together by means of systematic thought the perceptible phenomena of this world into as thorough-going an association as possible.
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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    The mind is lowered through association with inferiors. With equals it attains equality; and with superiors, superiority.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
  • Clarence Darrow
    Clarence Darrow
    American Lawyer 1857-1938
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    With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
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