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British philosophical writer 1864-1912
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Robert A. Heinlein
American science fiction writer 1907-1988
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
American author and cartoonist 1933-
I am eagerly awaiting my next disappointment.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
American Actress, Writer 1907-
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
American writer on literature, philosophy and society 1883-1969
A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.
Thomas E. Lawrence
British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer 1888-1935
All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men; they act out their dreams to make them reality.
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
American politician 1948-
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
A. A. Milne
English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
I suppose that everyone of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next.
I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism - that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
American critic and biographer 1885-1950
In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
American editor and novelist 1924-2017
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.
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