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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.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Andrew Murray
    Andrew Murray
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    A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • Caitriona Balfe
    Caitriona Balfe
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    'Game of Thrones' has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it's complete fantasy.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
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    A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
    Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2012) 690
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
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    A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the not-self that there is no self left to die.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
  • Friedrich Schlegel
    Friedrich Schlegel
    German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
    Friedrich Schlegel
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    An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
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