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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
  • A. E. van Vogt
    A. E. van Vogt
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    Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
  • Frank Tyger
    Frank Tyger
    American aphorist
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    Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.
  • Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
  • Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    God knows people who are paid to have attitudes toward things, professional critics, make me sick; camp following eunuchs of literature. They won't even whore. They're all virtuous and sterile. And how well meaning and high minded. But they're all camp followers.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
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    Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, ''Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.''
  • It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Jesus tapped me on the shoulder and said, Bob, why are you resisting me? I said, I'm not resisting you! He said, You gonna follow me? I said, I've never thought about that before! He said, When you're not following me, you're resisting me.
  • My first care the following morning was, to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
  • My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
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