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  • Thomas De Quincey
    Thomas De Quincey
    British writer 1785-1859
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    Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
  • Aaron Allston
    Aaron Allston
    American game designer and author 1960-2014
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    Feminism is sort of like God. Many people profess to believe in it, but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
  • Captain J. G. Stedman
    Captain J. G. Stedman
    British soldiar, writer, artist 1744-1797
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    I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    I pay very little regard to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace Pilgrim
    American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
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    Many people profess Christianity. Very few live it-almost none. And when you live it people may think you're crazy. It has been truthfully said that the world is equally shocked by one who repudiates Christianity as by one who practices it.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Indian statesman 1924-2018
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    No state should be allowed to profess partnership with the global coalition against terror, while continuing to aid, abet and sponsor terrorism.
  • Corra Harris
    Corra Harris
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    The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our friends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is, we think of them as we please - that is, as they please or displease us.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    Though it is very important for man as an individual that his religion should be true, that is not the case for society. Society has nothing to fear or hope from another life; what is most important for it is not that all citizens profess the true religion but that they should profess religion.
  • Barnett Newman
    Barnett Newman
    American artist 1905-1970
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    We assert that the subject is crucial and only that subject matter is valid which is tragic and timeless. That is why we profess spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art.
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