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  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Christians are to be taught that the pope would and should wish to give of his own money, even though he had to sell the basilica of St. Peter, to many of those from whom certain hawkers of indulgences cajole money.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
  • Billy Zane
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    For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.
    Source: Tractatus Politicus
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
  • From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan
    Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and writer 1908-1981
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    Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
  • Vauvenargues
    Vauvenargues
    French philosopher 1715-1747
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    Great thoughts always come from the heart.
  • Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    He is not elevated by good fortune or depressed by bad. His mind is established in God, and he is free from delusion.