Quotes: associates

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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
    Abigail Adams
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    It is really mortifying, sir, when a woman possessed of a common share of understanding considers the difference of education between the male and female sex, even in those families where education is attended to.... Nay why should your sex wish for such a disparity in those whom they one day intend for companions and associates. Pardon me, sir, if I cannot help sometimes suspecting that this neglect arises in some measure from an ungenerous jealousy of rivals near the throne.

    Source: Letter to John Thaxter, 15 February 1778

  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
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    Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Painful for a person is rebellious independence, only in loving companionship with his associates does a person feel safe: Only in reverently bowing down before the higher does a person feel exalted.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    People who exercise their embryonic freedom day after day, little by little, expand that freedom. People who do not will find that it withers until they are literally ''being lived.'' They are acting out scripts written by parents, associates and society.
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
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    St. Luke again associates St. John with St. Peter in the Acts of the Apostles, when, after the Resurrection, that strange boldness had come upon the disciples.
  • Tuckerman
    Tuckerman
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    The soul, by an instinct stronger than reason, ever associates beauty with truth.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.
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