Quotes: random selection

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  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for?

  • I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes.

  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
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    It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.

  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
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    For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby?

  • Robert Byrne
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    A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.

  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and speakers because, whoever shares his thoughts with the public will convince them as he himself appears convinced.

  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.

  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.

  • John Keats
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    Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all ye know on earth and all ye need to know.

  • Paul De Man
    Paul De Man
    In Belgiƫ geboren American literair criticus 1919-1983
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    Literature... is condemned (or privileged) to be forever the most rigorous and, consequently, the most reliable of terms in which man names and transforms himself.

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