Quotes: simply

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  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    Character is simply habit long continued.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Be not simply good; be good for something.
  • I was born to be a runner. I simply love to run. It's almost like the faster I go, the easier it becomes.
  • Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
  • Angela Y. Davis
    Angela Y. Davis
    American political activist, academic, and author 1944-
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    Radical simply means ''grasping things at the root.''
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world: it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
  • Bob Rae
    Bob Rae
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    many on the right confuse the is of globalization with the ought of simply accepting all its effects. They preach a political quietism that is really just a cloak for greed.
    Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. One, The Rabbis Three Questions, p. 7
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
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    A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
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