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  • Adam Clayton Powell
    Adam Clayton Powell
    American politician and pastor 1908-1972
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    Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt
    Carrie Chapman Catt
    American women's suffrage leader 1859-1947
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    In the adjustment of the new order of things, we women demand an equal voice; we shall accept nothing less.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    American musician
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    Any time I need to get a serious attitude adjustment, I put on one of their records, and there are examples there for all time to keep us honest and keep us reaching; they'll never be eclipsed.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
  • Happiness comes from... some curious adjustment to life.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
  • Bella Thorne
    Bella Thorne
    American actress, model, singer, and director 1997-
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    Start going to bed earlier! It is a tough adjustment when you have had a summer of staying up late and waking up late.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The adjustment of reality to the masses and of the masses to reality is a process of unlimited scope, as much for thinking as for perception.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it - the speed of his acceptance.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
  • Ben Feldman
    Ben Feldman
    American actor 1980-
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    When you audition for shows in Hollywood, you go in, you do your scene, maybe you get an adjustment. It's sort of easy, and a lot of times it just feels sort of rote and simple. Whereas when you go to New York and you audition for plays, you walk out sweaty and intimidated and nervous and doubting yourself as an actor.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Compromise. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.
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