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  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    British theologian 1817-1893
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    Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    British theologian 1817-1893
    Benjamin Jowett
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    Research! Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
    Source: In conversation with Logan Pearsall Smith. Reported in Smiths Unforgotten Years
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
    Arthur Erickson
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    Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology, relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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    Subdue fate by exerting human strength to the maximum; and if, when the effort has been made and success is not achieved, no one else can be blamed.
  • Anna Pavlova
    Anna Pavlova
    Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the 1881-1931
    Anna Pavlova
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    Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
  • Anna Lindh
    Anna Lindh
    Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
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    The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community.
  • Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Russian Actor, Theatre director, Teacher 1863-1968
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
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    The direct effect on our mind is achieved by the words, the text, the thought, which arouse consideration. Our will is directly affected by the super-objective, by other objectives, by a through line of action. Our feelings are directly worked upon by tempo-rhythm.
  • Scott Smith
    Scott Smith
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    The illusion of progress can be achieved by simply rearranging the terms of description so that new acronyms are created.
  • B. W. Powe
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
    B. W. Powe
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    The myth of Canada, its hidden story, is of a contemplative country, a place of inwardness, where people can question the idea of nationhood and ponder what values we wish to see expressed and achieved, and what solitudes of identity and reverie we wish to preserve.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light First Meditation, p. 38
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
    Irish poet and writer 1923-1964
    Brendan Francis
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    The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
  • William O. Douglas
    William O. Douglas
    American jurist and politician 1898-1980
    William O. Douglas
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    The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts.
  • Jane Jacobs
    Jane Jacobs
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    There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
    Bernard Malamud
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    There is in the darkness a unity, if you will, that cannot be achieved in any other environment, a blending of self with what the self perceives, and exquisite mystical experience.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
    Havelock Ellis
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    There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it.
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