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  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.
    Origineel: Tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne savoir pas demeurer en repos, dans une chambre.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people? If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final.
    Source: Speech on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (5 July 1926)
  • Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz
    American psychologist 1946-
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    In an ideal world, nobody's work would be just about the money. People could pursue excellence in what they do, take pride in achievement, and derive meaning from knowing that their work improved the lives of others.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time.
  • Adrian Cronauer
    Adrian Cronauer
    American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
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    Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
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    So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
    Bruce Schneier
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    Think of your existing power as the exponent in an equation that determines the value of information. The more power you have, the more additional power you derive from the new data.
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