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  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
    American visionary artist, author and teacher
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    I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
  • Ferdinand Foch
    Ferdinand Foch
    French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland 1851-1929
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    A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
  • Bede Griffiths
    Bede Griffiths
    British-born priest and Benedictine monk 1906-1993
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    God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted to be President merely to wield power, to be famed and to be feared. To learn this simple fact one must wade through a sea of
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
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    Kircher lays it down as a certain principle, that there never was any people so rude which did not acknowledge and worship one supreme Deity.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
  • Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz
    Dominican-American writer 1968-
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    My greatest responsibility is to acknowledge the mistakes and the shortcomings of the country in which I live, to acknowledge my privileges, and to try to make it a better place.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
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    Psychologically, it's always more pleasurable to blame others for our problems than it is to acknowledge our own responsibility.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    The origin of all science is the desire to know causes, and the origin of all false science and imposture is the desire to accept false causes rather than none; or, which is the same thing, in the unwillingness to acknowledge our own ignorance.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don't acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    There are few people so stubborn in their atheism who when danger is pressing in will not acknowledge the divine power.
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