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  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
  • Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change, in some regions, has aggravated conflict over scarce land, and could well trigger large-scale migration in the decades ahead. And rising sea levels put at risk the very survival of all small island states. These and other implications for peace and security have implications for the United Nations itself.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Comedy naturally wears itself out - destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and successfully exposing the follies and weaknesses of mankind to ridicule, in the end leaves itself nothing worth laughing at.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Commercial jazz, soap opera, pulp fiction, comic strips, the movies set the images, mannerisms, standards, and aims of the urban masses. In one way or another, everyone is equal before these cultural machines; like technology itself, the mass media are nearly universal in their incidence and appeal. They are a kind of common denominator, a kind of scheme for pre-scheduled, mass emotions.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Constancy has nothing virtuous in itself, independently of the pleasure it confers, and partakes of the temporizing spirit of vice in proportion as it endures tamely moral defects of magnitude in the object of its indiscreet choice.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Curses always recoil on the head of him who imprecates them. If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.
  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    Custom adapts itself to expediency.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
    Havelock Ellis
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    Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    Death, in itself, is nothing; but we fear, to be we know not what, we know not where
  • Peter Bechmann
    Peter Bechmann
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    Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
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