Quotes by simple-minded

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  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • George S. Clason
    George S. Clason
    American author 1874-1957
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    Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition.
  • Billy Mays
    Billy Mays
    American television direct-response advertisement salesperson 1958-2009
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    My voice, my likeness is my livelihood. That's it. I keep it simple. I pick good products.
  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
    American violinist, singer and composer 1982-
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • Charles Sumner
    Charles Sumner
    American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
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    I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
  • I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.
  • It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is often simple patience.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
  • E. Joseph Cossman
    E. Joseph Cossman
    American author
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    The greatest power is often simple patience.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
  • Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
    American academic, feminist and author 1926-2003
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    To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
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