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  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty - necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.
  • Thomas J. Peters
    Thomas J. Peters
    American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer 1942-
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    The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
  • W. C. Fields
    W. C. Fields
    American Actor 1879-1946
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    W. C. Fields, a lifetime agnostic, was discovered reading a Bible on his deathbed. ''I'm looking for a loop-hole,'' he explained.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
  • Charles Darwin
    Charles Darwin
    English scientist and biologist 1809-1882
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    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
  • Khaled Hosseini
    Khaled Hosseini
    Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
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    All my life, I'd been around men. That night, I discovered the tenderness of a woman
    Source: The Kite Runner
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
  • Bono
    Bono
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    Anyone that's involved in development has discovered that all the good work that's been done in development has been undone by the AIDS emergency.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my [younger] brother... Russel, who taught me what was meant by survival of the fittest.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Columbus discovered no isle or key so lonely as himself.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
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    Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America.
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
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    Constitutions do not emerge perfectly formed from the brain of the philosopher king, as Mr. Trudeau himself discovered in 1980 and 1981. They are always messy processes that are easier to knock down or tear apart than they are to construct.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. Seven, The Three Questions and the Question of
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.
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