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American poet 1874-1963
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
English writer 1952-
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by orginality, overcomes everything.
Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
British science-fiction writer 1952-
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Engels writer 1948-
After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price.
English writer 1709-1784
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
I was born to be a runner. I simply love to run. It's almost like the faster I go, the easier it becomes.
Frank Lloyd Wright
American architect 1869-1959
I wouldn't mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anachronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
Harold S. Geneen
American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
Carol Moseley Braun
American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
It's hard to be the first. It's almost as if I'm subject to a different level of inspection.
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