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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Bu'' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the ''Buts'' that could be said.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, ''You Only Live Once.''
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
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    All successful people are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    For there has never yet been a philosopher who could endure a toothache patiently.
    Source: Munch Ado about Nothing 5, 1
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    For there was never yet philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently.
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