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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
    Vaclav Havel
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    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
    Source: Journals
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
  • Roy L. Smith
    Roy L. Smith
    American clergyman and author
    Roy L. Smith
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    Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
    Socrates
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    Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
    Maya Angelou
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    A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
    Thomas Szasz
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    A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
  • Robin George Collingwood
    Robin George Collingwood
    English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
    Robin George Collingwood
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    A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    English poet 1714-1763
    William Shenstone
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    A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
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