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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
    Cardinal De Richelieu
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    A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive li
  • Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry
    American attorney, planter, and orator 1736-1799
    Patrick Henry
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    I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
  • Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry
    American attorney, planter, and orator 1736-1799
    Patrick Henry
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    Religion I have disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give to them, and that is the Christian religion. If they had that and I had not given them one cent, they would be rich. If they have not that, and I had given them the world, they would be poor.
  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
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    The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama... Whoever we meet watches us intently at the quick, strange moment of meeting, to see whether we are disposed to be friendly.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of exercise is one of the best precepts of long lasting.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my pleasure. When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths, ha?
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