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  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
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    A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A tiny blue dot set in a sunbeam. Here it is. That's where we live. That's home. We humans are one species and this is our world. It is our responsibility to cherish it. Of all the worlds in our solar system, the only one so far as we know, graced by life.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 58 min 56 sec
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    A word carries far - very far - deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
  • Carolyn Wells
    Carolyn Wells
    American writer and poet
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    Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
  • Joel Hawes
    Joel Hawes
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    Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.
    Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    All movements go too far.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    All stories, if continued far enough, end in death.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 11
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    All these kids you can't seem to make any sense of would stop holding you so far off the edge of your seats if you'd start holding yourselves to the promises you make. We know you're not perfect because we're not. And I know I ain't perfect. But I believe I was meant to be.
    Source: Poetry Older People
  • Francis Thompson
    Francis Thompson
    English poet and mystic 1859-1907
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    All things by immortal power. Near of far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
  • Ada Cambridge
    Ada Cambridge
    English-born Australian writer 1844-1926
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    Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
    Source: The Hand in the Dark And Other Poems
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    Although she herself was ill enough to justify being in bed had been a person weak-minded enough to give up, Rose Sawyer could see that her brother, the Reverend Samuel Sayer, was far more ill.
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