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American author 1964-
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.
American statesman 1743-1826
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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.
American author 1972-
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.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
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.
American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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)
American screenwriter and humorist 1956-
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
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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.
American writer 1945-
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.
English writer 1894-1963
Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-1695
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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.
American musician and songwriter 1951-
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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