Quotes by persons

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  • Alex Haley
    Alex Haley
    American writer 1921-1992
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    Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Schools connect children to their communities. Jobs connect adults to their societies. Persons with autism deserve to walk the same path.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
    Thomas à Kempis
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    Scruples, temptations, and fears, and cutting perplexities of the heart, are often the lot of the most excellent persons.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
    English writer 1834-1903
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    Since the generality of persons act from impulse, much more than from principle, men are neither so good nor so bad as we are apt to think them.
  • Bernard of Clairvaux
    Bernard of Clairvaux
    Burgundian abbot 1090-1153
    Bernard of Clairvaux
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    Slander is a poison which extinguishes charity, both in the slanderer and in the persons who listen to it.
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
    American poet and essayist 1899-1979
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    So the poet, who wants to be something that he cannot be, and is a failure in plain life, makes up fictitious versions of his predicament that are interesting even to other persons because nobody is a perfect automobile salesman.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Society is infested by persons who, seeing that the sentiments please, counterfeit the expression of them. These we call sentimentalists - talkers who mistake the description for the thing, saying for having.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    Some persons are so devotional they have not one bit of true religion in them.
  • Thomas Secker
    Thomas Secker
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    Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
    Billy Sunday
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    Some persons have lived manly or womanly lives, and they lack but one thing - open confession of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some men think that they must come to him in a certain way - that they must be stirred by emotion or something like that.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Stillness and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Vulgar persons can't sit still, or at least must always work their limbs and features.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    Swans sing before they die - t'were no bad thing did certain persons die before they sing.
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