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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
  • Ben Lovett
    Ben Lovett
    American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
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    'I Just Might Pray' by The David Mayfield Parade has an upbeat tempo without being sugary sweet. 'I Just Might Pray' is an enjoyable track and is easily listened to. As a side note, the video for 'I Just Might Pray' is absolutely adorable.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    A devotion to humanity is... too easily equated with a devotion to a Cause, and Causes, as we know, are notoriously bloodthirsty.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
  • C. E. Montague
    C. E. Montague
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    A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
  • Stevie Smith
    Stevie Smith
    English poet and novelist 1902-1971
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    A man may forgive many wrongs, but he cannot easily forgive anyone who makes it plain that his conversation is tedious.
  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Norwegian writer 1832-1910
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    A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended.
    Source: Atonement (2001)
  • George D. Prentice
    George D. Prentice
    American newspaper editor 1802-1870
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    A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
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