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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Brian Hwang
    Brian Hwang
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    A man is in love when something in his head, something in his and chest and something in his pants react to a certain woman.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
    Alexis Carrel
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    All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
    Benjamin Booker
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
    Martin Luther
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    Christians are to be taught that the pope would and should wish to give of his own money, even though he had to sell the basilica of St. Peter, to many of those from whom certain hawkers of indulgences cajole money.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    If everything is perfect, language is useless. This is true for animals. If animals don't speak, it's because everything's perfect for them. If one day they start to speak, it will be because the world has lost a certain sort of perfection.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says ''there is no wisdom without leisure.''
  • Francois René de Chateaubriand
    Francois René de Chateaubriand
    French writer, politician, diplomat and historian 1768-1848
    Francois René de Chateaubriand
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    Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
  • Roger Bacon
    Roger Bacon
    English philosopher and Franciscan 1214-1294
    Roger Bacon
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    Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
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