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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
  • ''Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it,'' said the Philosopher.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    .. it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many
    people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Art, the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    Deep experience is never peaceful.
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