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French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.
African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
American author 1959-
Completing any writing project, particularly a novel, is a daunting prospect. Many people become frozen by the prospect. Others keep waiting for the right time. Some wait for the spark of inspiration. Even experienced writers find it is easier to do anything other than actually write.
Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what They want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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.
Franklin P. Adams
American journalist, humorist 1881-1960
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.
American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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.
Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse.
British writer and poet 1840-1928
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
Joseph De Maistre
French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Few people know how to be old.
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