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  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Love consists not in feeling great things but in having great detachment and in suffering for the Beloved.
  • Mrs. Patrick Campbell
    Mrs. Patrick Campbell
    English stage actress
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    Marriage is the deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue.
    Source: Alexander Woollcott, The First Mrs. Tanqueray
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with him continually, and you will not sin and will learn to love, and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.
  • 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)
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
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    Abide in peace, banish cares, take no account of all that happens, and you will serve God according to his good pleasure and rest in him.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Age, like distance lends a double charm.
  • Arthur Rock
    Arthur Rock
    American businessman and investor 1926-
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    And then lo and behold IBM, Apple and Motorola took an ad in all the newspapers, double page ad, and said, announcing the chip that they were now able to manufacture it and that they were going to kill Intel.
  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
    Israeli novelist 1936-
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    And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so.
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