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  • Novalis
    Novalis
    German poet, writer 1772-1801
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    A character is a completely fashioned will.
  • 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.
  • Pam Brown
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    A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
  • I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
  • 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
  • R. Buckland
    R. Buckland
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    A large body of research results demonstrates that an observer can be persuaded to conform to the majority opinion, even when the majority is completely wrong.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man - the one he used to be.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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    All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
  • Billy Porter
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    All you need to do is turn on the news, and in five minutes, you're depressed with the state of the world. Choosing joy is a completely active choice. It doesn't just happen. You can't just say, 'I want to be happy.' You have to take action.
  • American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
  • Bob Balaban
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    And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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    As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.
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