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  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
    August Strindberg
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars.
  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
    American violinist, singer and composer 1982-
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Clean your finger before you point at my spots.
  • Al Jourgensen
    Al Jourgensen
    Cuban-American singer-songwriter, musician 1958-
    Al Jourgensen
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    Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
    Louis Aragon
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    O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
  • Max Weber
    Max Weber
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    Only he has the calling for politics who is sure that he will not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or base for what he wants to offer. Only he who in the face of all this can say ''In spite of all!'' has the calling for politics.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
    Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Perhaps in His wisdom the Almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
    Harry S. Truman
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    The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
  • Brian Moore
    Brian Moore
    British writer and screenwiter 1921-1999
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    There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
  • Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    American academic, feminist and author 1926-2003
    Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
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    To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
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