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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
    Frederick Douglass
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    Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
  • Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
    German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744-1803
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    Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.
  • Arnold J. Toynbee
    Arnold J. Toynbee
    British historian and author 1889-1975
    Arnold J. Toynbee
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    A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
    Henry Miller
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    Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, consult how we may henceforth most offend.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
    Arthur Henderson
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    As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    As a man is, so he sees. As the eye is formed, such are its powers.
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