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  • William Gilmore Simms
    William Gilmore Simms
    American poet, novelist and historian 1806-1870
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    Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency, the belief that the here and now is all there is.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    The fatal futility of Fact.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    The fatal tendency of mankind to leave off thinking about a thing, when it is no longer doubtful, is the cause of half their errors.
    Source: On liberty (1859)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The fatal trait of the times is the divorce between religion and morality.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
    Ernest Dimnet
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    The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    The most fatal disease of friendship is gradual decay, or dislike hourly increased by causes too slender for complaint, and too numerous for removal.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The most fatal illusion is the narrow point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
    David Lloyd George
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    There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    Time rushes toward us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
  • Ray Kroc
    Ray Kroc
    American businessman, founder McDonalds 1902-1984
    Ray Kroc
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    While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
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