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  • Geoffrey F. Abert
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
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    When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
    American libertarian author 1870-1945
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    Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
  • 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.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
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    Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalogue and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behaviour, but I worry for them rather than me.
  • Byron Howard
    Byron Howard
    American film director and producer 1968-
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    'Zootopia' features such a large and diverse range of characters - one of our biggest casts ever for a Disney Animation film. We needed talented actors who could help bring these animals to life.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...when a society is reaching its end, in the last couple of centuries you have... a misplacement of satisfactions. You find your emotional satisfaction in making a lot of money... or in proving to the poor, half-naked people in Southeast Asia that you can kill them in large numbers.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
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