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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned - it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
  • Bernie Worrell
    Bernie Worrell
    American keyboardist and record producer 1944-2016
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    As far as arrangements after the basic track is cut, if I'm writing a horn arrangement or playing strings, I might arrange that, plan that out. Other times, I'll just sit and roll tape.
  • Jean-Luc Godard
    Jean-Luc Godard
    French moviedirector 1930-
    Jean-Luc Godard
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    Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
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    Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful.
  • Gene Fowler
    Gene Fowler
    American journalist, author and dramatist 1890-1960
    Gene Fowler
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    I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
  • Victor Serge
    Victor Serge
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    I followed his argument with the blank uneasiness which one might feel in the presence of a logical lunatic.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
    Denzel Washington
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    I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.
  • Sam Houston
    Sam Houston
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    I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are.
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