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  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?''
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
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    Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
  • Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    I feel it now: there's a power in me to grasp and give shape to my world I know that nothing has ever been real without my beholding it. All becoming has need me..
  • J. B. Priestley
    J. B. Priestley
    English novelist, playwright and scriptwriter 1894-1984
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    I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning...
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
  • I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism - that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything.
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