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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren Bennis
    American scholar, organizational consultant and author 1925-2014
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    Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    American author 1929-
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    My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
  • Gilbert Adair
    Gilbert Adair
    Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
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    The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio.
  • A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    A man's height gives him a different outlook on his environment and so changes his character.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
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