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  • Baldwin Spencer
    Baldwin Spencer
    Antigua and Barbuda politican and labour leader 1948-
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    2005 opens with the promise of a number of substantial direct private investments that can swiftly transform the economy and set all sectors on a pronounced upward curve.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
  • Callum Keith Rennie
    Callum Keith Rennie
    British-born Canadian actor 1960-
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    Painting puts me into an alpha state. It's a private event. I make all the decisions in the process and never have to deal with the outside world.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The post of honor is a private station.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general
    Source: Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Bidzina Ivanishvili
    Georgian politician, billionaire businessman and philanthropist 1956-
    Bidzina Ivanishvili
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    Any private security is a joke in a country where you're up against your own government.
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