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  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    Claude Lévi-Strauss
    French antropologist 1908-2009
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    Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognize... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand, a gratuitous letter, so to speak, which has accumulated in me like the waters of a reservoir.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
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    It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    We have accumulated a wealth of historical experience which confirms our belief that the scales of American justice are out of balance.
  • Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams
    American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
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    We tend to admire the people in our society who have accumulated such wealth as to seem somehow great. But we shouldn't forget that it was the everyday working class man who made this country great.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    What is a novel if not a conviction of our fellow-men's existence strong enough to take upon itself a form of imagined life clearer than reality and whose accumulated verisimilitude of selected episodes puts to shame the pride of documentary history?
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
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