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French fashion designer 1936-2008
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
A. J. P. Taylor
British historian 1906-1990
Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
Thomas Henry Huxley
English biologist 1825-1895
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.
German philosopher 1788-1860
A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
American author 1912-1989
A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
American feministisch writer 1921-
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
British historian 1737-1794
All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
As best I can tell there was no advance warning of the attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, which was the first significant foreign terrorist activity in the U.S. No tip-offs that it was coming.
James A. Froude
British Historian 1818-1894
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
American church figure and author 1951-
Before bringing a request to the Lord, it's a good idea to ask: If God granted this request, would it bring glory to him? Would it advance his kingdom? Would it help people? Would it help me to grow spiritually?Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
American surgeon and author 1899-1975
Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.
Roman poet 70-19 BC
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
Error is discipline through which we advance.
American philosopher 1859-1952
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
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