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  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    French cartografist 1725-1793
    Joseph Roux
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    Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
  • Cullen Hightower
    Cullen Hightower
    American quotation and quip writer 1923-2008
    Cullen Hightower
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    A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
  • Anna C. Brackett
    Anna C. Brackett
    American philosopher and feminist 1836-1911
    Anna C. Brackett
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    All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
    Source: On Heroes 5
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
    Brooke Shields
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    At Princeton I gained a great deal of pleasure from success in my classes. knowing that I could accomplish those things, and I realized that my success was directly proportionate to the work I put in.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
    Machiavelli
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    Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    History is strewn with the wrecks of nations which have gained a little progressiveness at the cost of a great deal of hard manliness, and have thus prepared themselves for destruction as soon as the movements of the world gave a chance for it.
  • Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
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    I always say that, next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
    Augustus William Hare
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    I have ever gained the most profit, and the most pleasure also, from the books which have made me think the most: and, when the difficulties have once been overcome, these are the books which have stuck the deepest root, not only in my memory and understanding, but likewise in my affections.
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