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  • Horace Greeley
    Horace Greeley
    American editor 1811-1872
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    Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
    Charles Horton Cooley
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    By recognizing a favorable opinion of yourself, and taking pleasure in it, you in a measure give yourself and your peace of mind into the keeping of another, of whose attitude you can never be certain. You have a new source of doubt and apprehension.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    For my part I distrust all generalizations about women, favorable and unfavorable, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern; all alike, I should say, result from paucity of experience.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Richard Hooker
    Richard Hooker
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    He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
    Abigail Adams
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    In the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If perticular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebelion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
    Source: Letter to John Adams, 31 March 1776
  • William Frederick Book
    William Frederick Book
    American psychologist and professor of psychology
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    Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
    Benjamin Graham
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    Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable business conditions.
    Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 20, Margin of Safety: The Central Concept, p.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
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    Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    When you find Fortune favorable, stride boldly forward, for she favors the bold, and being a woman, the young.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Yes, I am a thorough republican. No other form of government is so favorable to the growth of art.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.
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