Quotes: random selection

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  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    'Tis so much joy! 'Tis so much joy! If I should fail, what poverty! And yet, as poor as I Have ventured all upon a throw; Have gained! Yes! Hesitated so this side the victory!
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa├žade of his appearance.
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Most rock journalism is people who can't write interviewing people who can't talk for people who can't read.
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
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    Show me someone who never gossips, and I will show you someone who is not interested in people.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Thinking as I do that the Creator of this world is a very cruel being, and being a worshipper of Christ, I cannot help saying: ''the Son, O how unlike the Father!'' First God Almighty comes with a thump on the head. Then Jesus Christ comes with a balm to heal it.
  • David J. Schwartz
    David J. Schwartz
    American motivational writer and coach 1927-1987
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    The success combination in business is: Do what you do better... and: Do more of what you do...
  • What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desire results? The answer to this you can call strategy.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    There are ways which lead to everything, and if we have sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Happy are the people whose annals are blank in history books
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