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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
    Robert Benchley
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    A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
    Booker T. Washington
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    To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'—cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.
    Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
    Vladimir Nabokov
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    A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
  • All film directors, whether famous or obscure, regard themselves as misunderstood or underrated. Because of that, they all lie. They're obliged to overstate their own importance.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
    Carl von Clausewitz
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    Any move made in a state of tension will be of more important, and will have more results, than it would have made in a state of eqilibrium. In times of maximum tension this importance will rise to an infinite degree.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
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    By late 1953, going to New York on vacation, I had lined up several Time Inc. interviews - and what they did was give me a lifelong appreciation of the importance of luck in getting a job.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
    Al Goldstein
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    Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
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