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  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace Pilgrim
    American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
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    You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    A general who allows himself to be decisively defeated in an extended mountain position deserves to be court-martialled.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 17
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
    American television journalist 1940-
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    A journalist enjoys a privileged position. In exchange for not being able to participate in the rough-and-tumble issues of a community, we are given license to observe it all, based on the understanding that we'll tell everyone what happens fairly and squarely. That's harder than it sounds.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    A position of eminence makes a great person greater and a small person less.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    A t American weddings, the quality of the food is in inverse proportion to the social position of the bride and groom.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
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    Amazingly, I think that a lot of times athletes are - are kind of in a position where other think they shouldn't weigh in on certain social topics.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
  • Carlisle Floyd
    Carlisle Floyd
    American opera composer
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    America tends to worship the modest talent because it doesn't put us in an uncomfortable position vis-a-vis the artist.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Among the repulsions of atheism for me has been its drastic uninterestingness as an intellectual position. Where was the ingenuity, the ambiguity, the humanity (in the Harvard sense) of saying that the universe just happened to happen and that when we're dead we're dead?
  • Brandi Chastain
    Brandi Chastain
    American soccer player 1968-
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    And then ultimately what I tell the kids is: coaches can give you information, they can give you guidelines, and they can put you in a position. But the only person who can truly make you better is you.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    Anyone who is capable of getting themselves into a position of power should on no account be allowed to do the job.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
  • Bill Goldberg
    Bill Goldberg
    American professional wrestler and actor 1966-
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    As a professional wrestler, it's not my position to be the booker, to formulate a match, unless you're asked to do that.
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