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  • Henry Winkler
    Henry Winkler
    American actor, comedian and director 1945-
    Henry Winkler
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    A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    All the great speakers were bad speaker at first.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    ''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    First appearance deceives many.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
  • Antisthenes
    Antisthenes
    Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC
    Antisthenes
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    Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
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