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Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
Swedish writer 1849-1912
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Florence Scovel Shinn
American artist, writer
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
English writer 1894-1963
Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
Samuel P. Huntington
American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
Thomas Alva Edison
American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
A famous person is often remembered for the ability to take from mankind rather than for his ability to give to mankind.
English writer 1667-1745
A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment?
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
English poet 1714-1763
A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
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