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English writer 1709-1784
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
Richard M. DeVos
American businessman, co-founder of Amway Corp. 1926-
Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
English poet 1572-1632
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
American author 1972-
The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
The more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self.
American country singer 1987-
'Gorilla Man' is a composite of a few individuals, but the song itself was actually inspired by James Taylor. I spied his 'Gorilla' album laying on my floor and in some altered state, instantly started singing the chorus. It was fun to write. There's an old notebook with at least three more verses in it somewhere.
American journalist 1960-
'J'eet jet?' is still the standard way for a Pittsburgher to ask if you're ready for a meal, but the meal itself is no longer limited to chipped ham and an Iron City beer.
American financial journalist 1929-
A buyback is itself a special kind of acquisition, made at prices that are typically a bargain compared with those a company must pay for an outside purchase.
Russian writer 1890-1960
A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself â€” the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
American Dramatist 1915-
A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
American poet 1885-1972
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
A clever child brought up with a foolish one can itself become foolish. Man is so perfectible and corruptible he can become a fool through good sense.
French philosopher 1909-1943
A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
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