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  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
    American football player 1951-
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    I believe that my worth is not measured by what I do, by the honors that are bestowed upon me, or by material wealth that I might obtain. Instead, I am measured by the courage I show while standing for my beliefs, by the dedication I exhibit to ensure my word is good, and the resolve I undertake to establish my actions and deeds as honorable.
  • Alija Izetbegovic
    Alija Izetbegovic
    Bosnian politician 1925-2003
    Alija Izetbegovic
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    I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail.
  • Anne Enright
    Anne Enright
    Irish writer 1962-
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    I do not think we remember our family in any real sense. We live in them instead.
    Source: De samenkomst (2010) 66
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    I feel nothing but the accursed happiness I have dreaded all my life long: the happiness that comes as life goes, the happiness of yielding and dreaming instead of resisting and doing, the sweetness of the fruit that is going rotten.
  • Cormac McCarthy
    Cormac McCarthy
    American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and screenwriter 1933-
    Cormac McCarthy
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    I got what I needed instead of what I wanted and that's just about the best kind of luck you can have.
    Source: The Sunset Limited (2011) 46
  • Alan Parsons
    Alan Parsons
    English audio engineer, songwriter, musician 1948-
    Alan Parsons
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    I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics.
  • Astrid Lindgren
    Astrid Lindgren
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    I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    I often thought that if there had been a good rap group around in those days, I might have chosen a career in music instead of politics.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    I seek through comprehensive anticipatory design science and its reductions to physical practices to reform the environment instead of trying to reform humans, being intent thereby to accomplish prototyped capabilities of doing more with less...
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
    Angela Carter
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    I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
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    I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it.
  • Harper Lee
    Harper Lee
    American writer 1926-
    Harper Lee
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    I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips.
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