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  • Eugène Delacroix
    Eugène Delacroix
    French artist 1798-1863
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    A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.
  • Robert Henri
    Robert Henri
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    A thing that has not been begun cannot be finished.
    Source: The art spirit
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
  • Antoine Lavoisier
    Antoine Lavoisier
    French nobleman and chemist 1743-1794
    Antoine Lavoisier
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    A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts.
  • Achille Poincelot
    Achille Poincelot
    French aphorism writer 19th century
    Achille Poincelot
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    A woman's faults, be they never so small, cast a shadow which all her virtues cannot dispel.
  • Maurice Blanchot
    Maurice Blanchot
    French writer and philosopher
    Maurice Blanchot
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    A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, because he is separated from it.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    German musician and composer 1714-1788
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
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    According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
    Carl von Clausewitz
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
  • Carrie-Anne Moss
    Carrie-Anne Moss
    Canadian actress 1967-
    Carrie-Anne Moss
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    After 'The Matrix,' I cannot wear sunglasses. As soon as I put them on, people recognize me.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    After all the black man has been through in this world, he can still often reach levels of spirituality the most pampered white man cannot touch. Maybe what he's been through is the reason why.
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