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  • Greg Anderson
    Greg Anderson
    American author 1964-
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    Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    In conversation the game is, to say something new with old words. And you shall observe a man of the people picking his way along, step by step, using every time an old boulder, yet never setting his foot on an old place.
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
    American author 1972-
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    The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
    American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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    Bill Finger was a contributing force on Batman right from the beginning. He wrote most of the great stories and was influential in setting the style and genre other writers would emulate... I made Batman a superhero-vigilante when I first created him. Bill turned him into a scientific detective.
    Source: Bob Kane and Tom Andrae (1989)
  • Bruce Feirstein
    Bruce Feirstein
    American screenwriter and humorist 1956-
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    Bond is a classic archetype character, a character that's embedded in our heads forever, one of a lone warrior setting out to avenge a nation - and you find that character across cultures.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
  • Barbara Delinsky
    Barbara Delinsky
    American writer 1945-
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    Each of my books is different from the last, each with its own characters, its own setting, its own themes. As a writer, I need the variety. I sense my readers do, too.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    I believe that the first step in the setting of a real external world is the formation of the concept of bodily objects and of bodily objects of various kinds.
  • Ace Frehley
    Ace Frehley
    American musician and songwriter 1951-
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    I believe that the only way that the human race is gonna survive is to start colonizing space and setting up colonies on the moon, and then space stations.
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