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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
    Erich Fromm
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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.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
  • 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
    Napoleon Hill
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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
    Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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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-
    Benedict Cumberbatch
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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
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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
    John Milton
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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.
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