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Russian composer 1882-1971
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
American statesman 1743-1826
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
English philosopher 1632-1704
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
American short story writer 1804-1864
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
American politician 1745-1813
Our authors and scholars are generally men of business, and make their literary pursuits subservient to their interests.
American philosopher 1842-1910
Philosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuits.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
South African journalist, writer and biographer 1890-1930
The mere idea of marriage, as a strong possibility, if not always nowadays a reasonable likelihood, existing to weaken the will by distracting its straight aim in the life of practically every young girl, is the simple secret of their confessed inferiority in men's pursuits and professions to-day.
Roman emperor 121-180
To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
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