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  • Jeremy Bentham
    Jeremy Bentham
    English philosopher, jurist, and social reformer 1748-1832
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    Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
    Walt Whitman
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    Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
  • P.T. Barnum
    P.T. Barnum
    American showman, politician and businessman 1810-1891
    P.T. Barnum
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    More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    French film director 1907-
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    My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
  • F. Faber
    F. Faber
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    Nobody is kind only to one person at once, but to many persons in one.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
    Amos Bronson Alcott
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    Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
  • Antoine Rivarol
    Antoine Rivarol
    French journalist 1753-1801
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    Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Oral delivery aims at persuasion and making the listener believe they are converted. Few persons are capable of being convinced; the majority allow themselves to be persuaded.
  • E. B. White
    E. B. White
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    Our idea of a cultured person is a person who doesn't want to live in a community of cultured persons.
    Source: Every day is saturday
  • Ted Cook
    Ted Cook
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    Parents: persons who spend half their time worrying how a child will turn out, and the rest of the time wondering when a child will turn in.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self-employment and artistic autonomy.
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