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  • Hans Selye
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.

  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.

  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!

  • People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed.

  • Karl Albrecht
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.

  • Les Brown
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    A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A person hears only what they understand.

  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

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