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  • Bobby Sherman
    Bobby Sherman
    American singer and actor 1943-
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    As far as show business, it's the gratification of doing something that pleases the fans.
  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian 1650-1726
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    Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
  • Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Argentijns writer 1899-1986
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    I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
  • Anne Bradstreet
    Anne Bradstreet
    English American poet 1612-1672
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    Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
  • Persius
    Persius
    Roman poet and satirist 34-62
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    Is any man free except the one who can pass his life as he pleases?
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    Learn to live well, or fairly make your will; you played, and loved, and ate, and drunk your fill: walk sober off; before a sprightlier age comes tittering on, and shoves you from the stage: leave such to trifle with more grace and ease, whom Folly pleases, and whose Follies please.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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    Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you.
  • Barry Cornwall
    Barry Cornwall
    English poet (pen name of Bryan Procter) 1787-1874
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    Love can take what shape he pleases; and when once begun his fiery inroad in the soul, how vain the after knowledge which his presence gives! We weep or rave; but still he lives, and lives master and lord, amidst pride and tears and pain.
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    American editor and novelist 1924-2017
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    No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Observe it, the vulgar often laugh, but never smile, whereas well-bred people often smile, and seldom or never laugh. A witty thing never excited laughter, it pleases only the mind and never distorts the countenance.
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