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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
  • Antoine Rivarol
    Antoine Rivarol
    French journalist 1753-1801
    Antoine Rivarol
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    Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    The burning of rebellious thoughts in the little breast, of internal hatred and opposition, could not long go on without slight whiffs of external smoke, such as mark the course of subterranean fire.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    The difference between a stable society and an unstable one is that the restraints in an unstable one are external. In a stable society government ultimately becomes unnecessary; the restraints on people's actions are internal, they're self-disciplined...
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
    Boris Sidis
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    The fact that psychology postulates an external material world and studies it in so far as it comes to be reflected in consciousness, points to another postulate which psychology must assume in addition, namely, the existence of an inner world consciousness.
    Source: The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology (1914)
  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington
    Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
    Arianna Huffington
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    The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers.
  • Eugenio Montale
    Eugenio Montale
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    The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
  • Olive Schreiner
    Olive Schreiner
    South African author and anti-war campaigner 1855-1920
    Olive Schreiner
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    The troubles of the young are soon over; they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off, and looking carefully, you will see the scar there still. All that is buried is not dead.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.
  • Brad Carson
    Brad Carson
    American lawyer and politician 1967-
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    There aren't that many policy changes you can do, so I'd say you ride the wave and hope that maybe some of the external events help you.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    This really revolutionary revolution is to be achieved, not in the external world, but in the souls and flesh of human beings.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    Totalitarianism is never content to rule by external means, namely, through the state and a machinery of violence; thanks to its peculiar ideology and the role assigned to it in this apparatus of coercion, totalitarianism has discovered a means of dominating and terrorizing human beings from within.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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    Truth in philosophy means that concept and external reality correspond.
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