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British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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.
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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
French writer 1613-1680
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.Source: Journals
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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.
Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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
American clergyman and author
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Indian politician 1917-1985
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
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.
American psychiatrist 1920-
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
English writer and poet 1803-1873
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
English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
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.
English poet 1714-1763
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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