Quotes: heavy

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  • Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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    A typical day in the life of a heavy metal musician consists of a round of golf and an AA meeting.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A very little key will open a very heavy door.
  • Bjorn Borg
    Bjorn Borg
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    Basically I started playing double handed on both my forehand and backhand side because my first racket was very heavy.
  • Bela Lugosi
    Bela Lugosi
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    Because of my language and the pantomime with which most Europeans accompany their speech, I was catalogued as a heavy.
  • Alfred A. Montapert
    Alfred A. Montapert
    American writer
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    Before every action ask yourself. Will this bring more monkeys on my back. Will the result of my action be a blessing or a heavy burden?
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Do we really need these big, gigantic, heavy rockets? What if we launch a rocket that's empty, and its sole purpose is to act as a source of fuel on the Moon? Who should build that? Well, I think the U.S. should build that.
  • Carla Hall
    Carla Hall
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    For me, I love the flavors of Southern food, and people usually think of Southern food as heavy and fattening, but it doesn't have to be.
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