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  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    A novel is a mirror carried along a main road.
  • François Fénelon
    François Fénelon
    French Writer 1651-1715
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    Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
  • Robert Southey
    Robert Southey
    British writer 1774-1843
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    Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
    Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
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    Any job very well done that has been carried out by a person who is fully dedicated is always a source of inspiration.
  • Calamity Jane
    Calamity Jane
    American frontierswoman 1852-1903
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    As many of the riders before me had been held up and robbed of their packages, mail and money that they carried, for that was the only means of getting mail and money between these points.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Can you imagine, in 2030, taking a space cruise on the very ship that carried the first human beings to Mars? I can't believe that people wouldn't line up for that possibility.
  • Alec Baldwin
    Alec Baldwin
    American actor, writer, producer and comedian 1958-
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    Doing these parts is not fun. It's challenging, but no fun. It's creepy. I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown pass and gets carried off the field.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Eating is touch carried to the bitter end.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, which will itself need reforming.
  • Roxana Robinson
    Roxana Robinson
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    Grief was an actual weight, he thought. It felt like a physical burden. You carried it with you all day, unsheddable. Your shoulders, by nightfall, felt dragged down.
    Source: This is My Daughter p.320
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    I felt compelled to perform - to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they weren’t aware how much it carried me through.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
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