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  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    It's a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research & study, the best advice I can give people is to be a little kinder to each other.
  • Dorothy L. Sayers
    Dorothy L. Sayers
    British writer 1893-1957
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    Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
  • Paul E. Little
    Paul E. Little
    American Christian author
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    Some people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an island in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
  • Joe Martin
    Joe Martin
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    The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.
    Source: Speech in Boston, 30-7-1903
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