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  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
  • Vincent Van Gogh
    Vincent Van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
    Vincent Van Gogh
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    But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
  • Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore
    Indian mystic and poet 1861-1941
    Rabindranath Tagore
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    When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
    Meister Eckhart
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    A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
    Don Delillo
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    Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
    John Abbott
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    ''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Democracy isn't perfect, I just don't know a better system.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Few people know how to be old.
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