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Quotes 91 till 105 of 2164.

  • L'Chiam
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    Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    The great cry that rises from all our manufacturing cities, louder than the furnace blast, is all in very deed for this - that we manufacture everything there except men.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
    English author 1938-
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    The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse.
  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
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    The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.
    Source: Speech in Boston, 30-7-1903
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
  • Burton Cummings
    Burton Cummings
    Canadian musician, singer and songwriter 1947-
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    There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
  • G. Randolf
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    Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
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