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  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
    Don Marquis
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    a man thinks he amounts to a great deal but to a flea or a mosquito a human being is merely something good to eat
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
  • A man's success in business today turns upon his power of getting people to believe he has something that they want.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
  • Aaron Copland
    Aaron Copland
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    A melody is not merely something you can hum.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.
  • A person who is keen to shake your hand usually has something up his sleeve.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can't be much good.
  • Thomas Moore
    Thomas Moore
    Irish poet 1779-1852
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    A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roué to retire upon.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
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    A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation - a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.
  • Russell B. Long
    Russell B. Long
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    A tax loophole is something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform.