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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
  • Gordon B. Hinckley
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    American religious leader and author 1995-2008
    Gordon B. Hinckley
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    Encourage your children to read more and watch television less.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Establishing a 0.03 percent Wall Street speculation fee, similar to what we had from 1914-1966, would dampen the dangerous level of speculation and gambling on Wall Street, encourage the financial sector to invest in the productive economy and reduce the deficit by more than $350 billion over 10 years.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Everybody wants to help folks out. But we've got a system where you can stay on unemployment for an awfully long time. And I think we need to create a system of decreasing benefits over time to encourage you to get a job.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
  • Bethany Hamilton
    Bethany Hamilton
    American professional surfer 1990-
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    Growing up, I was blessed to be part of a great church. This is where I met many friends who have encouraged me in my life to live strong for Christ. My church is a place where I can develop friendships with others that will encourage me in my walk with Christ.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
    American-Irish writer 1926-2011
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    I wouldn't encourage new writers to start off publishing through electronic media... it still isn't wide enough for the readership they would need to get a good start.
  • Alejandro Amenabar
    Alejandro Amenabar
    Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer 1972-
    Alejandro Amenabar
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    I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to.
  • Bram Fischer
    Bram Fischer
    South African lawyer and anti-apartheid activist 1908-1975
    Bram Fischer
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    If in my fight I can encourage even some people to understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow, I shall not regret any punishment I may incur.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    In this country it's a good thing to kill an admiral now and then to encourage the others.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
    Russian politician 1931-2007
    Boris Yeltsin
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    It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
    Bill Rancic
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    One important lesson is this: It is okay to try and fail at something, but it isn't okay to not try. Parents need to encourage their kids, and it all starts in the home.
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