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  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap, than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any practical result whatsoever, you've beaten them.
  • It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor... I fought to win.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Prayerless people cut themselves off from God's peace and from his prevailing power, and a common result is that they feel overwhelmed, overrun, beaten down, pushed around, and defeated by a world operating with a take-no-prisoners approach.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • John Tillotson
    John Tillotson
    British theologist 1630-1694
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    Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
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    The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eyeballs ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
  • Bob Schaffer
    Bob Schaffer
    American politician 1962-
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    The recent history of Ukraine is replete with dead journalists, beaten journalists, news agencies being shut down, and politicians being injured or killed. Most are killed in mysterious auto accidents.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    They attack the one man with their hate and their shower of weapons. But he is like some rock which stretches into the vast sea and which, exposed to the fury of the winds and beaten against by the waves, endures all the violence
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
    Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
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    Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder.
  • D'Amato Cus
    D'Amato Cus
    American boxing manager and trainer 1908-1985
    D'Amato Cus
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    To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.
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