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  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    A reading machine, always wound up and going, he mastered whatever was not worth the knowing.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
  • William Feather
    William Feather
    American writer, businessman 1888-18
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    Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    His style is chaos illumined by flashes of lightning. As a writer he has mastered everything except language.
  • Stanley Kubrick
    Stanley Kubrick
    American film director, screenwriter, and producer 1928-1999
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    If you can talk brilliantly enough about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    Our brains deal exclusively with special-case experiences. Only our minds are able to discover the generalized principles operating without exception in each and every special-experience case which if detected and mastered will give knowledgeable advantage in all instances.
    Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
  • Carl Orff
    Carl Orff
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    Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play.
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