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  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Curie
    Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist 1867-1934
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    All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Attention and respect give pleasure, however late, or however useless. But they are not useless, when they are late, it is reasonable to rejoice, as the day declines, to find that it has been spent with the approbation of mankind.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts.
    Source: Ethics
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Don't order any black things. Rejoice in his memory; and be radiant: leave grief to the children. Wear violet and purple. Be patient with the poor people who will snivel: they don't know; and they think they will live for ever, which makes death a division instead of a bond.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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    I am still learning - how to take joy in all the people I am, how to use all my selves in the service of what I believe, how to accept when I fail and rejoice when I succeed.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
  • Theodore Parker
    Theodore Parker
    American minister 1810-1860
    Theodore Parker
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    Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
  • Tallulah Bankhead
    Tallulah Bankhead
    American actress 1903-1968
    Tallulah Bankhead
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    No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.
  • Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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    Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.
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