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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
  • Max Weber
    Max Weber
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    One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe; the key to all ages is - Imbecility; imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments; victims of gravity, custom, and fear.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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    The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    The substance of the eminent Socialist gentlemen's speech is that making a profit is a sin. It is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss!
  • George Mikes
    George Mikes
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    The trouble with tea is that originally it was quite a good drink. So a group of the most eminent British scientists put their heads together, and made complicated biological experiments to find a way of spoiling it. To the eternal glory of British science their labor bore fruit.
  • Anne Seward
    Anne Seward
    English poet 1742-1809
    Anne Seward
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    Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness.
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