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  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    Those who would attain to any marked degree of excellence in a chosen pursuit must work, and work hard for it, prince or peasant.
  • R. I. Fitzhenry
    R. I. Fitzhenry
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    Timing, degree and conviction are the three wise men in this life.
  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore
    English writer 1953-
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    To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
    André Gide
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    To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit of different interpretations.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
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    Usually when you ask somebody in college why they are there, they'll tell you it's to get an education. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race. Too many college radicals are two-timing punks.
    Source: Steal This Book (1971) Free Education
  • Basil King
    Basil King
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    Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Virtuous and vicious everyone must be; few in extremes, but all in degree.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
    Bayard Rustin
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    War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
    Brian Tracy
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    We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.
  • Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    American attorney 1809-1874
    Benjamin Robbins Curtis
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    Whatever may be the merits of a religious system, its effects upon the mass of mankind must depend in an important degree upon its teachers. All instruction and all truth, except simple mathematical truth, is modified by the medium through which it is conveyed.
  • Ben Shahn
    Ben Shahn
    Lithuanian-born American artist 1898-1969
    Ben Shahn
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    When you talk about war on poverty it doesn't mean very much; but if you can show to some degree this sort of thing then you can show a great deal more of how people are living and a very great percentage of our people today.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
    René Daumal
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    Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
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    Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
  • Werner Erhard
    Werner Erhard
    American author and lecturer 1935-
    Werner Erhard
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    Your life works to the degree you keep your agreements.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
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