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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
    Jean de la Bruyère
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    A man can keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    It is a corrupting thing to live one's real life in secret. One should live with the stream of life, not against it.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
    Molière
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    It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership.
  • Lin Yü-tang
    Lin Yü-tang
    Chinese writer 1895-1976
    Lin Yü-tang
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    The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
  • The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
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