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  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
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    A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
  • Abel Stevens
    Abel Stevens
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    A woman... always feels herself complimented by love, though it may be from a man incapable of winning her heart, or perhaps even her esteem.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Joseph A. Schumpeter
    Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
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    Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
  • Benjamin Rush
    Benjamin Rush
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    Freedom can exist only in the society of knowledge. Without learning, men are incapable of knowing their rights.
    Source: Education Agreeable to a Republican Form of Government[2]
  • Louis Bernieres
    Louis Bernieres
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    God is an oppressor, He is incapable of human sympathy; behind a smiling face He hides an evil heart.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    He is incapable of truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the good actions of others.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
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