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Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
Nature has not placed us in an inferior rank to men, no more than the females of other animals, where we see no distinction of capacity, though I am persuaded if there was a commonwealth of rational horses... it would be an established maxim amongst them that a mare could not be taught to pace.
American statesman 1743-1826
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
American self-help author 1883-1970
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
American football player 1980-
Before competition, as I stand in shoulder pads and cleats, my helmet in my left hand, adrenaline flowing and my heart raging under my right, I never forget the ills of America, but for a moment I envision its potential, remember its prosperity, and give thanks to God for the land He has placed me in and the people I love who live in it.
German philosopher 1748-1830
But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
American journalist, author, venture capitalist 1985-
Google has placed its faith in data, while Apple worships the power of design. This dichotomy made the two companies complementary. Apple would ship the phones and computers, while Google would provide Maps, Search, YouTube, and other web tools that made the devices more useful.
American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Periclean funeral oration in a hundred and fifty words, or interred in the potter's field of the newspapers back pages.
French philosopher 1909-1943
Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand.
American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.
American radio and television 1903-1983
I liked the way they treated the first, second, and third place finishers equally. It was an amazing year. I only entered two song contests this year; I won one and placed second in the other. And I entered each of them a day or two before the deadline.
Russian poet 1889-1966
I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed... here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.
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