Quotes: account

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  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
  • Joseph Fort Newton
    Joseph Fort Newton
    American Baptist minister 1876-1950
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    A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Abide in peace, banish cares, take no account of all that happens, and you will serve God according to his good pleasure and rest in him.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Ability is of little account without opportunity.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    About 100 firefighters a year die in the line of duty in the U.S. Heart attacks on the job and vehicle accidents on the way to the fires account for about half. The other half are traumatic deaths while fighting fires.
  • Guy Debord
    Guy Debord
    French philosopher 1931-
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    Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid for - they swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
  • Ben Foster
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    Every job is a blessing. Everyone has to take into account what is available. Are you paying rent, who do you get to work with? There are a lot of variables in the job. What I'm drawn to is things that I don't completely understand maybe, and want to get a better feel for it.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory — let the theory go.
    Source: The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
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    Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes.
  • Carlos Slim
    Carlos Slim
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    First I opened a check account. I looked at the - I looked that there was nothing of yield. So I bought some bonds. It was a bond. When I bought this bond, it was duplicated in 10 years. I think it was 10 percent.
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