Quotes: everybody

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
    Thomas Hardy
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    Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    Everybody likes to go their own way - to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
    Lewis Carroll
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    ''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper - a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
    Charles M. Schwab
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    A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.
  • Mary Little
    Mary Little
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    A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Ahimas is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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    All our lives we fought against exalting the individual, against the elevation of the single person, and long ago we were over and done with the business of a hero, and here it comes up again: the glorification of one personality. This is not good at all. I am just like everybody else.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
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    Almost everybody in the neighborhood had ''troubles,'' frankly localized and specified; but only the chosen had ''complications.'' To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death warrant. People struggled on for years wit
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