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  • Max Eastman
    Max Eastman
    American writer on literature, philosophy and society 1883-1969
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    A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    It seems to me that the god that is commonly worshipped in civilized countries is not at all divine, though he bears a divine name, but is the overwhelming authority and respectability of mankind combined. Men reverence one another, not yet God.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Study the past if you would divine the future.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The spirit of our American radicalism is destructive and aimless; it is not loving; it has no ulterior and divine ends; but is destructive only out of hatred and selfishness.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    Throw away the Old Testament! What part of it will you throw away? That which I do not understand? Take down then yonder blood-stained cross; for there is a love there which passeth knowledge, and a Divine hatred of sin which shook the solid earth.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.
  • Calista Flockhart
    Calista Flockhart
    American actress 1964-
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    Actually, I take it as a compliment. Diva is a derivative of divine. That's quite a title to carry around.
  • David Livingstone
    David Livingstone
    Scottish explorer, Christian Congregationalist and missionary 1813-1873
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    All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book.
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