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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
    German American professor of political and social ethics 1851-1933
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    Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
  • Lyman Abbott
    Lyman Abbott
    American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
    Lyman Abbott
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    The highest qualities of character… must be earned.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
  • A. Philip Randolph
    A. Philip Randolph
    American labor unionist and civil rights activist 1889-1979
    A. Philip Randolph
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    A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
  • Adrian Cronauer
    Adrian Cronauer
    American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
    Adrian Cronauer
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    A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and exalts habit into partnership with the soul's highest needs, is not to be had where and how she wills.
  • Robert South
    Robert South
    English churchman
    Robert South
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    Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
    Billy Corgan
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    Actually, I was having dinner with Michael (Stipe, of R.E.M.) when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we'd ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, 'Welcome to the deep waters, kid.' I'll never forget that.
    Source: Icon Magazine. April 1998
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
    Andrew Carnegie
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    Aim for the highest.
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