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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
  • Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
  • Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    People of quality know everything without ever having learned anything.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
  • The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
  • Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
  • Robert Half
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    Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
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