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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.
  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    American priest and author 1934-2003
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    Leisure time should be an occasion for deep purpose to throb and for ideas to ferment. Where a man allows leisure to slip without some creative use, he has forfeited a bit of happiness.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Mark how fleeting and paltry is the estate of man - yesterday in embryo, tomorrow a mummy or ashes. So for the hairsbreadth of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
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    No man has received from nature the right to give orders to others. Freedom is a gift from heaven, and every individual of the same species has the right to enjoy it as soon as he is in enjoyment of his reason.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    No matter how long he lives, no man ever becomes as wise as the average woman of forty-eight.