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  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
  • Jane Fonda
    Jane Fonda
    American actress, writer, political activist and former fashion model 1937-
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    A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    A sane person doesn't think war is a good idea. I'm not a pacifist. I feel that there are situations where fighting is inescapable, but we don't go looking for those things.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
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    As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
  • Britney Spears
    Britney Spears
    American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress 1981-
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    As a mom, you have all these situations you go through, and you're like, 'What is going on? Is this normal? Is this a phase? Or what is this?' and then you feel silly for asking questions because you think, 'I'm a mom - I'm supposed to know these things,' but you don't.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    Avoid such situations in which you are unnecessarily burdened with rubbish. You already have too much as it is, you need to be unburdened of it. And you go on collecting it as if it is something precious. Talk less, listen only to the essential, be telegraphic in talking and listening. If you talk less, if you listen less, slowly slowly you will see that a cleanliness, a feeling of purity, as if you have just taken a bath, will start arising within you. That becomes the necessary soil for medita
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
  • Bootsy Collins
    Bootsy Collins
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1951-
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    But I'm always trying to plan ahead too and in doing so, and in working on this album, I've met a lot people that I hope to be involved with, on their records and in their situations.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations" are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    Education helps one case cease being intimidated by strange situations.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
    German politician 1954-
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    Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Every human being has an assortment of diverse identities, and it greatly matters which one is triggered by social situations, which hold up different kinds of mirrors. The same is true for nations.
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