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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    American musician
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    I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    It's extraordinary how we go through life with eyes half shut, with dull ears, with dormant thoughts. Perhaps it's just as well; and it may be that it is this very dullness that makes life to the incalculable majority so supportable and so welcome.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    True enough, Osama bin Laden is dead and other al-Qaeda leaders have joined him. But, the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi is a brutal reminder that radical Islamic terror groups have not disappeared and certainly are not dormant.
  • Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744-1803
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    Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
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