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  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring.
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Absolutely the United States should lead in space, for the survival of the United States. It's inspiring for the next generation. If we lose leadership, then we'll be using Chinese capability to inspire Americans.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
  • Albert Maltz
    Albert Maltz
    American playwright and fiction writer 1908-1985
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    And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    Aretha Franklin was a teenage mom, a musician who came from an incredibly Christian background, but there was a lot of love, which is really inspiring in a feminist way.
  • Huey Newton
    Huey Newton
    African-American political activist 1942-1989
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    Black men and women who refuse to live under oppression are dangerous to white society because they become symbols of hope to their brothers and sisters, inspiring them to follow their example.
    Source: Revolutionary Suicide (2009)
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
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    But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.
  • King Whitney
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    Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages.
  • Brendon Urie
    Brendon Urie
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
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    Hip hop is doing the new rock thing; there are no rules. They can do anything, really. And that's inspiring.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan has actually started using a phrase lately - 'Raise our gaze.' He's exactly right, too. That's what I'd like to see in a presidential candidate. I don't like the bricks being thrown back and forth. That's not inspiring to me and to most of our electorate, I think.
  • Otto Von Bismarck
    Otto Von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
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    I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    I think there would be no shortage of applicants to the government astronaut corps to be settlers on the planet Mars. And I think this would be very inspiring.
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