Quotes: random selection

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  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law.

  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
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    Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.

  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he justly entitled.

  • Rene Descartes
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    If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

  • It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.

  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now.

  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    French cartografist 1725-1793
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    There are people who laugh to show their fine teeth; and there are those who cry to show their good hearts.

  • Eden Phillpotts
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    A happy marriage is still the greatest treasure within the gift of fortune.

  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.

  • Pat Caddell
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    A politicians willingness to listen to good advice rises in inverse proportion to how badly he thinks he is doing.

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