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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
  • An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
  • George Steiner
    George Steiner
    French-born American Critic, Novelist 1929-
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    Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Mark how fleeting and paltry is the estate of man - yesterday in embryo, tomorrow a mummy or ashes. So for the hairsbreadth of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
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    Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
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