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  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.
  • Pythagoras
    Pythagoras
    Greek philosopher 580 BC - 504 BC
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    Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
  • Thorstein Veblen
    Thorstein Veblen
    Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
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    The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
  • Thomas J. Peters
    Thomas J. Peters
    American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer 1942-
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    All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Beauty rests on necessities.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Envy feeds on the living, after death it rests, then the honor of a man protects him.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
  • Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
  • Alexander Henry
    Alexander Henry
    American painter 1860-1894
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    On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
  • Thomas J. Watson
    Thomas J. Watson
    American Businessman, Founder of IBM 1899-1956
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    Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.
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