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  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
    Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
    David Cronenberg
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    All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
    Cate Campbell
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    All's fair in love and war and sport - even when you're fighting against your sister.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
  • Arnold Palmer
    Arnold Palmer
    American golf player 1929-
    Arnold Palmer
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    Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
  • André Malraux
    André Malraux
    French writer and politician (ps. of A. Berger 1901-1976
    André Malraux
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    Art is a revolt against fate. All art is a revolt against man's fate.
  • Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
  • Anthony de Mello
    Anthony de Mello
    Indian Jesuit priest and psychotherapist 1931-1987
    Anthony de Mello
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    Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: a kite rises against the wind rather than with it.
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