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  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    A ''No'' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a ''Yes'' merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
    Barbara Cartland
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    A woman asking ''Am I good? Am I satisfied?'' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
  • Kurt Vonnegut
    Kurt Vonnegut
    American writer 1922-2007
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    And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.'
    Source: A Man Without a Country
  • Bob Edwards
    Bob Edwards
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    Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money is an organization that has to constantly please its listeners or it will dry up and go away. It shouldn't work when you think about it.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology. There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness. Please, don't worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes. I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Be as romantic as you please about love... but you mustn't be romantic about money.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long.
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    Scottish preacher, writer 1874-1917
    Oswald Chambers
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    Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    But I mean no harm nor put fault
    On anyone that lives in a vault
    But it's alright, Ma, if I can't please him
    Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    But remember please, the Law by which we live, we are not built to comprehend a lie, we can neither love nor pity nor forgive. If you make a slip in handling us you die.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Come Congressmen, Senators, please heed the call
    Don't stand in the doorway, don't block up the hall
    For he who gets hurt will be he who has
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
    Boris Pasternak
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    Considering the meaning this award has been given in the society to which I belong, I must reject this undeserved prize which has been presented to me. Please do not receive my voluntary rejection with displeasure.
    Source: Telegram naar Nobelcomite (29-10-1958)
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