Quotes: random selection

Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.

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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Ahimas is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value.
  • Charles Sawyer
    Charles Sawyer
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    Profit is the ignition system of our economic engine.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
    Thomas Fuller
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    Good clothes open all doors.
  • Pythagoras
    Pythagoras
    Greek philosopher 580 BC - 504 BC
    Pythagoras
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    It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    Edward M. Forster
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    We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet.
  • Oscar Levant
    Oscar Levant
    American Pianist, Actor 1906-1972
    Oscar Levant
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    Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
  • Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry
    American attorney, planter, and orator 1736-1799
    Patrick Henry
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    For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it.
  • Like most intellectuals, he is immensely stupid.
  • Demosthenes
    Demosthenes
    Greek statesman and orator 384BC-322BC
    Demosthenes
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    A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
  • The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling.
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