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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.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
  • 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.
  • Colin Wilson
    Colin Wilson
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    A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women's empowerment - these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together.
  • 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
    William Hazlitt
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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
    American singer 1953-2020
    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.
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