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  • Chief Seattle
    Chief Seattle
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    A few more moons, a few more winters, and not one of all the mighty hosts that once filled this broad land or that now roam in fragmentary bands through these vast solitudes will remain to weep over the tombs of a people once as powerful and as hopeful as your own. But why should we repine? Why should I murmur at the fate of my people? Tribes are made up of individuals and are no better than they. Men come and go like the waves of the sea. A tear, a tamanamus, a dirge, and they are gone from our
    Source: Speech 1854
  • Robert Orben
    Robert Orben
    American editor, writer, humorist 1927-
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    Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom - one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
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    If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.
  • Hermann Hesse
    Hermann Hesse
    German-born Swiss novelist and poet 1877-1962
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    Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
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    And ever since then, when the clock strikes two, She walks unbidden from room to room, And the air is filled that she passes through With a subtle, sad perfume. The delicate odor of mignonette, The ghost of a dead and gone bouquet, Is all that tells of her story — yet Could she think of a sweeter way?
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, and as silently steal away.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long as one child is hungry, our lives will be filled with anguish and shame.
    Source: Nobel acceptance speech (1986)
  • Betsy Beers
    Betsy Beers
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    As much as I was encouraged by the number of female-centric shows being bandied about, it feels like we're being treated like a trend or a quota to be filled.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
  • Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    Everybody, as soon as they do a good experiment, their first thought in this lab is, 'That can't be right. I must have screwed it up. What did I do wrong?' And that's the best kind of scientist because they're filled with this self-doubt. And if I'm going to be honest, that's who I am. And it's what drives me.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    Fear's a powerful thing
    It'll turn your heart black you can trust
    It'll take your God filled soul
    Fill it with devils and dust.
    Source: Devils & Dust (2005) Devils & Dust
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
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