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  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
    Desiderius Erasmus
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    A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    American priest and author 1934-2003
    C. Neil Strait
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    Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
    Juvenal
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    Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
    American violinist, singer and composer 1982-
    Caroline Shaw
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
    Robert Burton
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    A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.
    Source: The Anatomy of Melancholy Part I, sect. 2,3,6
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
    Leo Tolstoy
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    All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
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