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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    As you walk with God, your faith will grow, your confidence will increase and your prayers will have real power.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
  • Mortimer J. Adler
    Mortimer J. Adler
    American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001
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    Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    If you do not wish to be prone to anger, do not feed the habit; give it nothing which may tend to its increase.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    Unusually rapid growth cannot keep up forever; when a company has already registered a brilliant expansion, its very increase in size makes a repetition of its achievement more difficult.
    Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 7, Portfolio Policy: The Positive Side, p. 75
  • Roger Smith
    Roger Smith
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    Anything that you do to increase job security automatically does work for you. It makes your employees a closer part of the unit.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    But if you - if what - the reports are true, what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of us getting 30 million additional people health care, at the margins that's going to increase our costs, we knew that.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    Consider any individual at any period of his life, and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh plans to increase his comfort.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    During the campaign for re-election, Barack Obama at least made vague references to a willingness to accept $3 trillion of reduced spending in exchange for a $1 trillion dollar tax increase.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
  • Sidney Madwed
    Sidney Madwed
    American business consultant, lyricist and author
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    Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
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