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  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape; a spirit with any honor is not willing to live except in its own way, and a spirit with any wisdom is not over-eager to live at all.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    'What comes next?' is the constant question I'm asked by outsiders eager to travel to the island. During the eleven years I traveled to Havana, very few Cubans I met on the island ever bothered to verbalize this question.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
    German painter 1471-1528
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    And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.
  • Boman Irani
    Boman Irani
    Indian actor 1959-
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    First, the newcomers are eager to come in front of the camera, and later they are like, 'No, sorry, sorry, no pictures'. What is this? I say fame is a very dangerous and bitter thing.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    For me, writing time has always been precious, something I wait for and am eager for and make the best use of. That's probably why I get up so early and have writing time in the quiet dawn hours, when no one needs me.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    I see men ordinarily more eager to discover a reason for things than to find out whether the things are so.
  • Baruj Benacerraf
    Baruj Benacerraf
    Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
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    In 1970, Dean Robert Ebert offered me the Chair of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. I moved to Harvard because I missed the university environment and, more particularly, the stimulating interaction with the eager, enthusiastic, and unprejudiced young minds of the students and fellows.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    Keep on praying because the Father does listen. He loves our company, he wants us to endure in prayerfulness and he is eager to do whatever is best for us.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
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