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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
    Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.
  • Zoroaster
    Zoroaster
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    Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
  • Democritus
    Democritus
    Greek scientist, astronomist and philosopher 460 BC- 380/370 BC
    Democritus
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    If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Imagination is a quality given a man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Nothing becomes so offensive so quickly as grief. When fresh it finds someone to console it, but when it becomes chronic, it is ridiculed, and rightly.
  • Plautus
    Plautus
    Roman comic poet BC 254-184
    Plautus
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    One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
    Bing Gordon
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    The 1980s was a time of the great recession of interactive entertainment. When Atari fell in 1982, until Nintendo launched its console, video games were an outcast for five years.
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