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Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
Orison Swett Marden
American inspirational author 1848-1924
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
"Reason" is the cause of our falsification of the evidence of the senses. In so far as the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie.
British preacher 1826-1910
''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
American actress and producer 1954-
Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
Greek dramatist BC 525-456
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
Thomas Love Peacock
English novelist, poet, and official 1785-1866
I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
First president of the US 1732-1799
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
American critic and biographer 1885-1950
In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
Harold S. Geneen
American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
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