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  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
    Tryon Edwards
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    Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistorical acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    English poet 1714-1763
    William Shenstone
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    A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
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