Quotes by ink-drop

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  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
  • Hosea Ballou
    Hosea Ballou
    American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
    Hosea Ballou
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    A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
    Source: Following the Equator (1897)
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    A jug fills drop by drop.
  • Saadi
    Saadi
    Persian poet and literary of the medieval period
    Saadi
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    A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
  • Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel
    Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-1896
    Alfred Nobel
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    A recluse without books and ink is already in life a dead man.
  • Andrew Denton
    Andrew Denton
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    Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
    Rebecca West
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    All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.
  • Vikram Seth
    Vikram Seth
    Indian novelist and poet 1952-
    Vikram Seth
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    An equation is the same whether it's written in red or green ink.
    Source: Een geschikte jongen (1993) 171
  • John H. Patterson
    John H. Patterson
    American businessman, industrialist and salesperson 1844-1922
    John H. Patterson
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    Before you try to convince anyone else, be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself, drop the subject.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
    Assata Shakur
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    Black revolutionaries do not drop from the moon. We are created by our conditions. Shaped by our oppression.
    Source: Assata: An Autobiography (1987)
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
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    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    But, of course, she didn't mean that she was going to retire from public life and only when the Queen removed her HRH some years later did she actually drop a hundred charities and just kept five.
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