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  • Henry Winkler
    Henry Winkler
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    A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    A gentlemen is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
  • Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
  • Henry Allen
    Henry Allen
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    It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head on.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
    Henry Brooks Adams
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    Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
    John Henry Newman
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    A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
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