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Fjodor M. Dostojewski
Russisch writer 1821-1881
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
English writer 1881-1958
: One should, I think, always give children money, for they will spend it for themselves far more profitably than we can ever spend it for them.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
"Reason" is the cause of our falsification of the evidence of the senses. In so far as the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie.
British poet, writer 1847-1922
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
American keyboardist and record producer 1944-2016
As far as arrangements after the basic track is cut, if I'm writing a horn arrangement or playing strings, I might arrange that, plan that out. Other times, I'll just sit and roll tape.
American singer and songwriter 1935-
As far as critics, I'm not a hip guy. I was never on drugs. Nobody ever felt sorry for me 'cause I went straight or found God. I always had God. I've always like, played by the rules.
American politician 1954-
Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump.
American philosopher 1842-1910
Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
French Sociologist 1858-1917
From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
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