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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
  • Mel Brooks
    Mel Brooks
    American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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    Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.
  • Izaak Walton
    Izaak Walton
    British writer 1593-1683
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    God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    I only drink to make other people seem more interesting.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
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