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  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Amongst the financial Twitterati, the term 'muppets' has come to describe any client used and abused by some financial predator. I've adopted the term to describe portfolios that have been assembled for purposes other than serving the clients' best interests.
  • Muriel Spark
    Muriel Spark
    British writer 1918-
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    Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    But the bravest man amongst us is afraid of himself.
    Source: The picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    British writer 1785-1859
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    Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
  • Lucretius
    Lucretius
    Roman poet and philosopher c.95-55 BC
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    From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
  • Captain J. G. Stedman
    Captain J. G. Stedman
    British soldiar, writer, artist 1744-1797
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    I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    In this world a great deal of the bitterness amongst us arises from an imperfect understanding of one another.
    Source: Speech Birmingham’s Town Hall 30 december 1853
  • Billy Bragg
    Billy Bragg
    English singer-songwriter 1957-
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    It's not a very popular subject amongst my audience, who are by nature more internationalist, but I don't choose what to write about, I don't choose my subjects, they kind of choose me.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Suspicion amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they never fly by twilight.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
    American playwright and screenwriter 1977-
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    The media doesn't create narratives, really. They're not that powerful. What they do is they tap into narratives that are already bubbling amongst their viewership or readership.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
  • Abu Sa'id
    Abu Sa'id
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    The true saint goes in and out amongst the people and eats and sleeps with them and buys and sells in the market and marries and takes part in social intercourse, and never forgets God for a single moments.
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