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  • Benjamin E. Mays
    Benjamin E. Mays
    American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
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    ... the circumference of life cannot be rightly drawn until the center is set.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Better see rightly on a pound a week than squint on a million.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
    French philosopher 1937-
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    A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
  • Freya Stark
    Freya Stark
    British travel story writer 1893-1993
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    Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
  • Aberjhani
    Aberjhani
    American historian, columnist and novelist 1957-
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    Art, rightly applied, provided humanity with the symbols, insight, and vicarious experience necessary to help one person place him- or herself in the shoes of another, and by so doing come to appreciate the commonality of human experience.
    Source: The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois (2003)
  • As youth lives in the future, so the adult lives in the past: No one rightly knows how to live in the present.
  • But what is Freedom? Rightly understood,
    A universal license to be good.
    Source: Liberty
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
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