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  • W. E. B. Du Bois
    W. E. B. Du Bois
    American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and writer 1868-1963
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    There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
  • C. V. Raman
    C. V. Raman
    Indian physicist 1888-1970
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    A voyage to Europe in the summer of 1921 gave me the first opportunity of observing the wonderful blue opalescence of the Mediterranean Sea. It seemed not unlikely that the phenomenon owed its origin to the scattering of sunlight by the molecules of the water.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
    Lao-Tzu
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    All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
    Robert Collier
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    All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
    Cesare Pavese
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    All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
    Carl Gustav Jung
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    All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Any unity which doesn't have its origin in the multitudes is tyranny.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
    Alfred Russel Wallace
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    As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.
  • Antoni Gaudi
    Antoni Gaudi
    Catalan architect 1852-1926
    Antoni Gaudi
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    Because of this, originality consists in returning to the origin.
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
    Horace Mann
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    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men - the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
  • U. Thant
    U. Thant
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    Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak. They a
  • Alexander Mackenzie
    Alexander Mackenzie
    Canadian politician 1822-1892
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    I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
    Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
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    It does not do to use it with forms whose origin is intimately bound up with a specific material simply because no technical difficulties stand in the way.
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