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  • Adam Clayton Powell
    Adam Clayton Powell
    American politician and pastor 1908-1972
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    Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Nothing external to you has any power over you.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
    American writer 1932-
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    Our Creator has given us five senses to help us survive threats from the external world, and a sixth sense, our healing system, to help us survive internal threats.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    Far from being a material world, this is a psychic world, which allows us to make only indirect and hypothetical inferences about the real nature of matter. The psychic, alone has immediate reality, and this includes all forms of the psychic, even the 'unreal' ideas and thoughts which refer to nothing 'external'. We may call them 'imagination' or 'delusion,' but that does not detract in any way from their effectiveness...
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.
  • Plotinus
    Plotinus
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    God is not external to anyone, but is present with all things, though they are ignorant that he is so.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
  • Dr. Robert Anthony
    Dr. Robert Anthony
    American author
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    Hope is the expectation that something outside of ourselves, something or someone external, is going to come to our rescue and we will live happily ever after.
  • Penelope Fitzgerald
    Penelope Fitzgerald
    English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer 1916-2000
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    However, no two people see the external world in exactly the same way. To every separate person a thing is what he thinks it is - in other words, not a thing, but a think.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    I believe that the first step in the setting of a real external world is the formation of the concept of bodily objects and of bodily objects of various kinds.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
    American poet 1926-2001
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    I take the walk to be the externalization of an interior seeking so that the analogy is first of all between the external and the internal.
    Source: Set in motion: essays, interviews, and dialogues (1996)
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