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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
  • Alan Coren
    Alan Coren
    English humourist, writer and satirist 1938-2007
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    Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what it is you want to hear.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
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    Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
    Theodore Roosevelt
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    Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
    John Kenneth Galbraith
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    Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    ...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
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