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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832+2
A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
American humorist 1815-18850
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Wife of John Adams 1744-18180
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
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-19150
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.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-18810
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
American educator, author and businessman 1932-20120
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.
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.
The soul, by an instinct stronger than reason, ever associates beauty with truth.
English writer 1709-17840
The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.