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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Civilization is the making of civil persons.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
    Source: Lacon
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Thai King 1927-2016
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    A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A nap, my friend, is a brief period of sleep which overtakes superannuated persons when they endeavor to entertain unwelcome visitors or to listen to scientific lectures.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
    Ronald Reagan
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    Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
    Claude D. Pepper
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    Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
    Benjamin Tucker
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    Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves.
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