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  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    That by 1774 the final crisis of the constitution, brought on by political and social corruption, had been reached was, to most informed colonists, evident;
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. IV, THE LOGIC OF REBELLION, p. 132
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
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    A goal properly set is halfway reached.
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
  • Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Ryszard Kapuscinski
    Pools journalist 1932-
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    When is a crisis reached? When questions arise that can't be answered.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of accuracy would not do well for his clients.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    As long as learning is connected with earning, as long as certain jobs can only be reached through exams, so long must we take this examination system seriously. If another ladder to employment was contrived, much so-called education would disappear, and no one would be a penny the stupider.
  • Thomas B. Aldrich
    Thomas B. Aldrich
    American writer, editor 1836-1907
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    Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
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