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  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
  • Orison Swett Marden
    Orison Swett Marden
    American inspirational author 1848-1924
    Orison Swett Marden
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    Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Bob Bartlett
    Bob Bartlett
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    If they take their children to doctors, they believe they are putting their faith in man instead of in God.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
    Luther Burbank
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    Nature's law affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one?
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be.
  • Judy Garland
    Judy Garland
    American singer and actress 1922-1969
    Judy Garland
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    Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
  • Betty Wright
    Betty Wright
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    'Pain' is more indicative of what I like to do. I'm lyric-conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a 'Dear Abby' column, I do it on records.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
    Phyllis Mcginley
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    A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
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