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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
    Laurence Sterne
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    All womankind, from the highest to the lowest love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    E. M. Forster
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    Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.
  • Art Buchwald
    Art Buchwald
    American humorist 1925-2007
    Art Buchwald
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    Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Happy the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He, who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity, has deprived misfortune of its power.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
    Bill Rancic
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    If I gamble, I go for the lowest-end blackjack or slots. It's because I don't like to lose!
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    In all societies, it is advisable to associate if possible with the highest; not that the highest are always the best, but because, if disgusted there, we can descend at any time; but if we begin with the lowest, to ascend is impossible.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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    It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
    Vaclav Havel
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    Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point; only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.
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