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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    At most, the greatest persons are but great wens, and excrescences; men of wit and delightful conversation, but as morals for ornament, except they be so incorporated into the body of the world that they contribute something to the sustentation of the whole.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    How much more doth beauty beauteous seem by that sweet ornament which truth doth give.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
  • One of the first principles of decorative art is that in all manufactures ornament must hold a place subordinate to that of utility; and when, by its exuberance, ornament interferes with utility, it is misplaced and vulgar.
  • Anzia Yezierska
    Anzia Yezierska
    Jewish-American novelist 1880-1970
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    Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    The hair is the richest ornament of women.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
  • Sir William Blackstone
    Sir William Blackstone
    English jurist, judge and politician 1723-1780
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    The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    Wine is a part of society because it provides a basis not only for a morality but also for an environment; it is an ornament in the slightest ceremonials of French daily life, from the snack to the feast, from the conversation at the local café to the speech at a formal dinner.
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