Quotes by masters

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  • Amelia Barr
    Amelia Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
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    It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.
  • It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
    Source: Æsop's Fables, Reflection
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    It only stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.
  • Bubba Watson
    Bubba Watson
    American professional golfer 1978-
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    It's an honor to see that green jacket in the bedroom closet, but I'm not going to become somebody else because I won the Masters.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
  • Jacob Bronowski
    Jacob Bronowski
    British Scientist, Author 1908-1974
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    Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Men at sometime are the masters of their fate.
  • Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
    French statesman 1754-1838
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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    Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    My first, big, silly role at school was as Arthur Crocker-Harris in Rattigan's 'The Browning Version,' where my job was to make school-masters' wives weep with recognition.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    People who believe that they are strong-willed and the masters of their destiny can only continue to believe this by becoming specialists in self-deception.
    Source: Doom and glory of knowing who you are
  • Alfred A. Montapert
    Alfred A. Montapert
    American writer
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    Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
  • Beverly Jones
    Beverly Jones
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    Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
  • Elizabeth Bishop
    Elizabeth Bishop
    American poet and short-story writer 1911-1979
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    The art of losing isn't hard to masters; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.
  • Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson
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    The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
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