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  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    Our lives as we lead them as passed on to others, whether in physical or mental forms, tingeing all future lives together. This should be enough for one who lives for truth and service to his fellow passengers on the way.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Frank Dane
    Frank Dane
    British actor 1885-1957
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    A conservative is a fellow who thinks a rich man should have a square deal.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    A criminal becomes a popular figure because he unburdens in no small degree the consciences of his fellow man, for now they know once more where evil is to be found.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    A developed country is one that allows all its citizens to enjoy a free and healthy life in a safe environment.
  • Carl Hubbell
    Carl Hubbell
    American baseball player 1903-
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    A fellow doesn't last long on what he has done. He has to keep on delivering.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    A fellow oughtn't to let his family property go to pieces.
  • Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner
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    A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don't think you can develop a funny bone - you either have it or you don't. And by the way - when you get it, we don't know it.
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