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  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    American writer
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    A miracle is nothing more or less than this. Anyone who has come into a knowledge of his true identity, of his oneness with the all-pervading wisdom and power, this makes it possible for laws higher than the ordinary mind knows of to be revealed to him.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
  • Andrew Murray
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    A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
    British author of heroic fantasy 1948-2006
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    A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.
    Source: Quest For Lost Heroes (2011) 43
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Accident is the name of the greatest of all inventors.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
  • Babe Paley
    Babe Paley
    American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
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    All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.
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