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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
  • J. C. Macaulay
    J. C. Macaulay
    American clergyman and author
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    It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
    Alfred Adler
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    The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
  • Pietro Aretino
    Pietro Aretino
    Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist
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    I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
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    Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
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