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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
    Source: An Address on Abraham Lincoln before the Republican Club of New York City (1909)
  • 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.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A married man forms married habits and becomes dependent on marriage just as a sailor becomes dependent on the sea.
  • Albert Hofmann
    Albert Hofmann
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    After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    All other forms of history - economic history, social history, psychological history, above all sociology - seem to me history with the history left out.
  • Beatrix Potter
    Beatrix Potter
    English writer, illustrator and conservationist 1866-1943
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    All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous.
  • George Mikes
    George Mikes
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    An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
  • Man Ray
    Man Ray
    American visual artist 1890-1976
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    An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
  • Albrecht Durer
    Albrecht Durer
    German painter 1471-1528
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    As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
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