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  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
  • Bernard Levin
    Bernard Levin
    English journalist, author and broadcaster 1928-2004
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    His absent-minded scientist, Dr. Strabismus (whom God Preserve) of Utrecht, had to his credit a list of inventions that included 'a leather grape', 'a revolving wheelbarrow', 'a hollow glass walking stick for keeping very small flannel shirts in...
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
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    The key to good management is keeping the nine guys who hate your guts away from the nine guys who haven't made up their minds.
    Source: Common Ground News
  • Hervey Allen
    Hervey Allen
    American author 1889-1949
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    The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.
    Source: My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    A father... knows exactly what those boys at the mall have in their depraved little minds because he once owned such a depraved little mind himself. In fact, if he thinks enough about the plans that he used to have for young girls, the father not only will support his wife in keeping their daughter home but he might even run over to the mall and have a few of those boys arrested.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
  • Acting is merely the art of keeping a large number of people from coughing.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
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