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Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982+13
Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
German entrepreneur 1920-2014+6
The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
Roman emperor 121-180+3
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
German - American physicist 1879-1955+2
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
For this is one of the ancientest laws among them; that no man shall be blamed for reasoning in the maintenance of his own religion.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950+1
A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody.
American statesman 1809-1865+1
Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
French Emperor 1769-1821+1
Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936+1
Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf ;is better than a whole loaf.
Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC+1
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952+1
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.
There's a theory that says that life is based on a competition and the struggle and the fight for survival, and it's interesting because when you look at the fractal character of evolution, it's totally different. It's based on cooperation among the elements in the geometry and not competition.
A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals--a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal.