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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
    Sir Richard Steele
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    The marriage state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
  • Cass Canfield
    Cass Canfield
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    A publisher should always be on the receiving end. He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous, letting the author take center stage.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
    Jim Rohn
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    Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
    Jim Rohn
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    Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
    Rose Macaulay
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    Giving is not at all interesting; but receiving is, there is no doubt about it, delightful.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
    Florence Scovel Shinn
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    Giving opens the way for receiving.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
    American economist 1969-
    Austan Goolsbee
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    If a lobbyist sets up shop, or a lawyer, in which they're receiving income through what is something like a tax loophole so that it's not counting as corporate income, that is what this is counting as a small business.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
    Barney Frank
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    Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
    American relationship counselor, lecturer and author 1951-
    John Gray
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    Just as women are afraid of receiving, men are afraid of giving.
  • Carla Bley
    Carla Bley
    American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader 1936-
    Carla Bley
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    Listening is more important than anything else because that's what music is. Somebody is playing something and you're receiving it. It is sending and receiving.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war -for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more.
  • Nothing makes people so worthy of compliments as receiving them. One is more delightful for being told one is delightful - just as one is more angry for being told one is angry.
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