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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    As a kid, I knew I wanted to be either a cartoonist or an astronaut. The latter was never much of a possibility, as I don't even like riding in elevators.
    Source: The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Introduction
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    As an instructor, you must be able to distinguish between poor performance caused by lack of ability or aptitude on the part of the student and poor performance caused by lack of effort. You should treat the first with patience and the latter with firmness. You must never apply sarcasm and ridicule.
    Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminist anti-porn discourse virtually always ignores the gigantic gay male porn industry, since any mention of the latter would bring crashing to the ground the absurd argument that pornography is by definition the subordination of women.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
  • Carlos Gershenson
    Carlos Gershenson
    Mexican author and academic 1978-
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    A one-night-stander is someone who does not dare to explore the full potential of a relationship, just like a child who is afraid to go to the deep part of the pool. The latter does not want to learn how to swim, the former does not want to learn how to live.
    Source: Zire Notes May 2004 December 2006
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
  • Michel de Certeau
    Michel de Certeau
    French writer
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    Along with the lazy man... the dying man is the immoral man: the former, a subject that does not work; the latter, an object that no longer even makes itself available to be worked on by others.
  • Bertil Ohlin
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    As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
  • Paxton Hood
    Paxton Hood
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    Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
  • Swami Ramdas
    Swami Ramdas
    Indian saint, philosopher, philanthropist and pilgrim 1884-1963
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    Be patient. The path of self-discipline that leads to God-realization is not an easy path: obstacles and sufferings are on the path; the latter you must bear, and the former overcome - all by His help. His help comes only through concentration. Repetition of God's name helps concentration.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Cares are often more difficult to throw off than sorrows; the latter die with time, the former grow.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
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