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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
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    Doing is a quantum leap from imagining. Thinking about swimming isn't much like actually getting in the water. Actually getting in the water can take your breath away. The defense force inside of us wants us to be cautious, to stay away from anything as intense as a new kind of action. Its job is to protect us, and it categorically avoids anything resembling danger. But it's often wrong. Anything worth doing is worth doing too soon.
  • Caitlin Flanagan
    Caitlin Flanagan
    American writer
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    Female adolescence is - universally - an emotionally and psychologically intense period.
  • Bryan Batt
    Bryan Batt
    American actor 1963-
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    Gray is great. People think gray is a neutral, but I think it's such a moody, intense, dramatic and sexy color. It's very sleek.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
  • Barbara Hepworth
    Barbara Hepworth
    English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
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    I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.
    Source: Barbara Hepworth: a retrospective
  • Greg Norman
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    I'm a very intense person. When I go after something, I want to go after it with everything I have. I want to push myself to the edge.
  • Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
    American professional wrestler 1977-
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    I'm always staying motivated because, as training camp goes on, practices become more intense, harder, and shorter. It's a mental thing, too, not only physical - you have to stay mentally sharp and stay focused on the task in front of you.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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    If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not; then marriages would be truly made in heaven.
  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1951-2014
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    If women ran the world we wouldn't have wars, just intense negotiations every 28 days.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
  • Janet Guthrie
    Janet Guthrie
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    It (racing) is a matter of spirit, not strength. It is a matter of doing your best each little moment. There's never a break. You must have desire, a very intense desire to keep going.
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