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  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    All social rules and all relations between individuals are eroded by a cash economy, avarice drags Pluto himself out of the bowels of the earth.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    The whore is despised by the hypocritical world because she has made a realistic assessment of her assets and does not have to rely on fraud to make a living. In an area of human relations where fraud is regular practice between the sexes, her honesty is regarded with a mocking wonder.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'—cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.
    Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis Diderot
    French philosopher 1713-1784
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    All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.
  • Alfred de Vigny
    Alfred de Vigny
    French poet 1797-1863
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    Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
    American basketball player 1956-
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    Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it.
  • Growing up human is uniquely a matter of social relations rather than biology. What we learn from connections within the family takes the place of instincts that program the behavior of animals; which raises the question, how good are these connections?
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    Hillary Clinton and John Kerry have left the U.S. with better relations with Iran and Cuba and worse relations with allies like Israel.
  • Amelia E. Barr
    Amelia E. Barr
    British novelist and teacher 1831-1919
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    Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
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