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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.
  • E. B. White
    E. B. White
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    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    British scientist, writer 1892-1964
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    A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
  • Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball
    American actress, producer 1911-1989
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    A man who correctly guesses a woman's age may be smart, but he's not very bright.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

    Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881)

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.''
  • Clive James
    Clive James
    Australian author, poet, translator and memoirist 1939-
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    As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
  • John Bright
    John Bright
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    England is the mother of Parliaments.

    Source: Speech at Birmingham (1865)

  • J. Bright
    J. Bright
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    England, the mother of Parliaments.
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