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  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
  • Basil of Caesarea
    Basil of Caesarea
    Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-379
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    A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati.
  • Otto von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
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    A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave one an identity, the end of safety.
    Source: Nobody Knows My Name (1961)
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
  • For lust of knowing what should not be known, we take the Golden Road to Samarkand.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
  • Charles Sumner
    Charles Sumner
    American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
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    I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
  • Luis Bunuel
    Luis Bunuel
    Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
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    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
  • Jane Goodsell
    Jane Goodsell
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    It is a known fact that men are practical, hardheaded realists, in contrast to women, who are romantic dreamers and actually believe that estrogenic skin cream must do something or they couldn't charge sixteen dollars for that little tiny jar.
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