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  • Geoffrey F. Abert
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
    Geoffrey F. Abert
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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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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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
    Horace
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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
    Albert J. Nock
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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
    Walt Whitman
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    Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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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-
    Bill Gross
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    Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
    Michael Korda
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    Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the only quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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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
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
    Benedict Cumberbatch
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    We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
    Benedict Cumberbatch
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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.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
    Baltasar Kormakur
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    'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
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