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  • Maggie Kuhn
    Maggie Kuhn
    American activist 1905-1995
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    Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    English poet 1714-1763
    William Shenstone
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    A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
    Baruch Spinoza
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    All excellent things are as difficult as they are rare.
  • Ada Louise Huxtable
    Ada Louise Huxtable
    American architecture critic and writer 1921-2013
    Ada Louise Huxtable
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    An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
  • Saskya Pandita
    Saskya Pandita
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    An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
    Bobby Flay
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    Charcoal or gas. Both give excellent results, so choose the one that best suits your style of cooking.
  • François Fénelon
    François Fénelon
    French Writer 1651-1715
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    Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
    Henrik Ibsen
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    Don't use that foreign word ''ideals.'' We have that excellent native word ''lies.''
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    During the Great Depression, levels of crime actually dropped. During the 1920s, when life was free and easy, so was crime. During the 1930s, when the entire American economy fell into a government-owned alligator moat, crime was nearly non-existent. During the 1950s and 1960s, when the economy was excellent, crime rose again.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
    Sir John Lubbock
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    Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
  • J. Russel Lynes
    J. Russel Lynes
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    Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
    English writer 1834-1903
    Augustus Hare
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    Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
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