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  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    ''Sex'' is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
  • Michael LeBoeuf
    Michael LeBoeuf
    American business author and management professor 1942-
    Michael LeBoeuf
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    A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.
  • John Cleese
    John Cleese
    English actor, comedian and producer 1939-
    John Cleese
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    A satisfied customer! We should have him stuffed!
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman asking ''Am I good? Am I satisfied?'' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: 'Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?' If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    American actress 1884-1970
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    An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
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