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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The amelioration of the world cannot be achieved by sacrifices in moments of crisis; it depends on the efforts made and constantly repeated during the humdrum, uninspiring periods, which separate one crisis from another, and of which normal lives mainly consist.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
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    Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
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    It is the nature of men having escaped one extreme, which by force they were constrained long to endure, to run headlong into the other extreme, forgetting that virtue doth always consist in the mean.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time.
  • Paracelsus
    Paracelsus
    Swiss doctor and alchemist, born Theophrastus von Hohenheim 1493-1541
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    Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
  • Leon Blum
    Leon Blum
    French politician 1872-1950
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    Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
  • Gerald W. Johnson
    Gerald W. Johnson
    American journalist, editor, essayist, historian and biographer 1890-1980
    Gerald W. Johnson
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    Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what actually happened, but of what men believe happened.
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