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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
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    All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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    Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
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    As far as a nuclear weapons-free zone, you know, when the lion lies down with the lamb, and you don't need a new lamb every day to satisfy the lion, then we might have this kind of transformation in the Middle East.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
    American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
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    But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
    Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
  • Andreas Capellanus
    Andreas Capellanus
    French author 12th century
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    Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    First the stalk - then the roots. First the need - then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus - then the elements needed for its growth.
  • Margaret Oliphant
    Margaret Oliphant
    British writer, historian 1828-1897
    Margaret Oliphant
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    For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.
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