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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Fashion wears out more clothes than the man.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
  • I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
  • E. B. White
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    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    I'm fat, but I'm thin inside... there's a thin man inside every fat man.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    If a woman doesn't chase a man a little, she doesn't love him.