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  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
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    Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Habit is second nature.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
    C. P. Snow
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.
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