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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    In all evils which admits a remedy, impatience should be avoided, because it wastes the time and attention in complaints which, if properly applied, might remove the cause.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold people's attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    Let's just start with the word 'diva.' It is obviously a sexist slight - a term that is only applied to women, almost always in a derogatory way. It's usually applied to women who are viewed as overly ambitious. It is applied to demanding women, to women who follow their own path.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act.
  • Sir William Temple
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
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    No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else.
  • Claude M. Bristol
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer 1891-1951
    Claude M. Bristol
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    One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aim be coordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup.
  • Jerry Gillies
    Jerry Gillies
    American writer
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    People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Preaching is the expression of moral sentiments applied to the duties of life.
  • Stuart Chase
    Stuart Chase
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    Sanely applied advertising could remake the world.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
    Wallace Stevens
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    Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    The doctor who applied a stethoscope to my heart was not satisfied. I was told to get my papers with the clerk in the outer hall. I was medically rejected.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
    Source: The Road Ahead
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    The issue is not that morals be applied to public policy, it's that conservatives bring public policy to spheres of our lives where it should not enter.
    Source: KUOW.org audio program (7 September 2005) (RealAudio)
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
    Arthur Keith
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    The main force used in the evolving world of humanity has hitherto been applied in the form of war.
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