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  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    American businessman 1931-2013
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    Country banks are more flexible in their lending policies than their city brethren are.
  • 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
  • Curtis Carlson
    Curtis Carlson
    American businessman and technologist 1945-
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    A salesman must also have flexible goals. You may say, ''I want to sell 10 accounts this week,'' and you sell five. You're ready to die. But, you tell yourself, ''Five isn't too bad. You know, next week maybe I'll sell 10.
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
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    But if this makes the financial system more flexible and helps it overcome localized crises, it also raises the ante, escalating the risk of massive collapse.
    Source: Power Shift (1990)
  • If the memory is more flexible in childhood, it is more tenacious in mature age; if childhood has sometimes the memory of words, old age has that of things, which impress themselves according to the clearness of the 'conception of the thought which we wish to retain.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    If you are truly flexible and go until... there is really very little you can't accomplish in your lifetime.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    In our entrancement with the motorcar, we have forgotten how much more efficient and how much more flexible the footwalker is.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
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    Out in the field, I feel like I'm flexible enough to where I'm comfortable at different positions, wherever they want to put me.
  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
  • Lady Blessington
    Lady Blessington
    Irish novelist, journalist, and literary hostess 1789-1849
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    The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.
  • Lady Blessington
    Lady Blessington
    Irish novelist, journalist, and literary hostess 1789-1849
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    The chief requisites for a courtier are a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    The conscience is the most flexible material in the world. Today you cannot stretch it over a mole hill; while tomorrow it can hide a mountain.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    There are many ways of supporting gender equality, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all care-giving, and making that amount tax deductible.
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