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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
  • Shirley Maclaine
    Shirley Maclaine
    American actress, singer and author 1934-
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    A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.
  • Aeschines
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    For then only will you be strong, when you cherish the laws, and when the revolutionary attempts of lawless men shall have ceased.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Guns have metamorphosed into cameras in this earnest comedy, the ecology safari, because nature has ceased to be what it always had been - what people needed protection from. Now nature tamed, endangered, mortal - needs to be protected from people.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
  • Arthur Helps
    Arthur Helps
    English writer and dean
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    Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Man was nature's mistake - she neglected to finish him - and she has never ceased paying for her mistake.
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.
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