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  • John B. S. Haldane
    John B. S. Haldane
    British scientist, writer 1892-1964
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    A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
    Augustus William Hare
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    A faith that sets bounds to itself, that will believe so much and no more, that will trust thus far and no further, is none.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
    Dwight L. Moody
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    A good example is far better than a good precept.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
    George S. Patton
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    A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A googolplex is precisely as far from infinity as is the number 1... no matter what number you have in mind, infinity is larger still.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Andrew Vachss
    Andrew Vachss
    American crime fiction author 1942-
    Andrew Vachss
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    A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A man in debt is so far a slave.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
    Albert Pike
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    A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A man will teach his wife what is needed to arouse his desires. And there is no reason for a woman to know any more than what her husband is prepared to teach her. If she gets married knowing far too much about what she wants and doesn't want then she will be ready to find fault with her husband.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
    Sri Swami Sivananda
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    A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    A president and a party that can provide insurance for 31 million more Americans is far preferable to most voters than a party that only says, 'No.'
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
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