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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.
  • Mortimer J. Adler
    Mortimer J. Adler
    American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001
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    Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
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    A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    A man's delight in looking forward to and hoping for some particular satisfaction is a part of the pleasure flowing out of it, enjoyed in advance. But this is afterward deducted, for the more we look forward to anything the less we enjoy it when it comes.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
  • Carl Jung
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    A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous.
  • Architects and painters know precisely what they are about as long as they deal with material phenomena.... But when they come to the aesthetics of their work, when they aim at a particular effect on the mind or on the senses, the rules dissolve into nothing but vague ideas.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    As you get larger, it is harder to have focused discussions. Because one of the things I've learned about Congress over the past four years that I've been in is there's no shortage of opinions about how things should be done on any particular subject.
  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow
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    Atrial fibrillation has been the low man on the totem pole and so we're just trying to get more visibility about this particular disease and how dangerous this could be.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
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    Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.
  • Barbara Smith
    Barbara Smith
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    Black women, whose experience is unique, are seldom recognized as a particular social-cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration.
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