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Geoffrey F. Abert
When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
Roman emperor 121-180
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
British Writer 1938-
A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
German philosopher 1788-1860
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
Create a vision and never let the environment, other people's beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom.
American Author 1926-
Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
British career diplomat. 1915-2001
It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
P. J. O'Rourke
American journalist 1947-
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
British science-fiction writer 1952-
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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