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  • William Styron
    William Styron
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    A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
    Walt Whitman
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    After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    December used to be very difficult for me. For many years, I fought the transition to the new year, was generally exhausted at the end of the year, and just wanted to hide. I described myself as a 'cranky Jewish kid who felt left out by Christmas.'
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
    Albert Pike
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    Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
    Abba Eban
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    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
    Vince Lombardi
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    I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not the
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
    Quentin Crisp
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    It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
    Abraham Cowley
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    Our yesterday's to-morrow now is gone, And still a new to-morrow does come on. We by to-morrow draw out all our store, Till the exhausted well can yield no more.
  • Bradley Whitford
    Bradley Whitford
    American actor and political activist 1959-
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    Richard Schiff is a really good baseball player. It's surprising because he looks exhausted.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change: the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again. The world is not yet exhausted; let me see something tomorrow which I never saw before.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.
  • Lenny Bruce
    Lenny Bruce
    American Comedian 1925-1966
    Lenny Bruce
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    The reason I'm in this business, I assume all performers are - it's ''Look at me, Ma!'' It's acceptance, you know - ''Look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma.'' And if your mother watches, you'll show off till you're exhausted; but if your mother goes, Ptshew!
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