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  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    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.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    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
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    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.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    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.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    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
    Ali ibn Abi Talib
    Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
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    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.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
    American journalist, author, venture capitalist 1985-
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    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.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    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.
  • Angelina Grimké
    Angelina Grimké
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
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    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.
  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey
    American radio and television 1903-1983
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    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.
  • Anna Akhmatova
    Anna Akhmatova
    Russian poet 1889-1966
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    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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