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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny.
  • Solomon Ibn Gabirol
    Solomon Ibn Gabirol
    Andalusian poet and Jewish philosopher 1021-1070
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    The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
  • John Heywood
    John Heywood
    English writer, playwright and poet 1497-1580
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    A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
  • Paul Bourget
    Paul Bourget
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    A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
  • A young girl was asked: ''Whose preaching brought you to Christ?'' ''It wasn't anybody's preaching; it was Aunt Mary's practicing,'' he replied. The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
  • Clark Moustakas
    Clark Moustakas
    American psychologist 1923-2012
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    Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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