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  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
  • Abdurrahman Wahid
    Abdurrahman Wahid
    Indonesian politican and Muslim leader 1940-2009
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    I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence, and that we can move towards democracy without violence; that way, God will allow it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built on the labors of my fellowmen, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
  • Baruj Benacerraf
    Baruj Benacerraf
    Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
    Baruj Benacerraf
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    The identification of the genes which determine biological phenomena and the study of the control they exert on these phenomena has proven to be the most successful approach to a detailed understanding of the mechanism of biological processes.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
    Charles Horton Cooley
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    The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.
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