Quotes: person

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Anyone can become angry - that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way - this is not easy.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
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    The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
    Jonathan Swift
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    A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A person hears only what they understand.
  • Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
    Thurgood Marshall
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    A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    American priest and author 1934-2003
    C. Neil Strait
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    Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    ''Home'' is any four walls that enclose the right person.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
    Mignon McLaughlin
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    A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
  • Leo Aikman
    Leo Aikman
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    Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime, and too sleepy to worry at night.
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