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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try to free our minds of dogma and to guarantee the freedom to publish, to contradict, and to experiment. Arguments from authority are unacceptable.
    Source: Billions and Billions: Thoughts of Life and Death at the Brink of the Millenium (1997) Ch. 14, The Common Enemy.
  • Adrian Cronauer
    Adrian Cronauer
    American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
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    A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
  • Anne Spencer
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    A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
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