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  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this, that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
  • Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
    Peter F. Drucker
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    So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
    Jean Cocteau
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    Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
    Adolf Hitler
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    The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
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