Quotes: springs

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  • Vaclav Havel
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    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.

  • From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.

  • Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    All cruelty springs from weakness.

  • All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf.

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.

  • Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.

  • Campbell
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    But now our fate from unmomentous things, may rise like rivers out of little springs.

  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Fear always springs from ignorance.

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