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  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
    Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
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    Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.
  • Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    dramatist, poet and writer 1600-1681
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    These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    'No comment' is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Blackpool's illuminations are nothing if not splendid, and they are not splendid.
    Source: Notes from a Small Island
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
    John Maynard Keynes
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    If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.
  • Friedrich Melchior Grimm
    Friedrich Melchior Grimm
    German-born French-language journalist, art critic and diplomat 1723-1807
    Friedrich Melchior Grimm
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    In general, it is not very difficult for little minds to attain splendid situations. It is much more difficult for great minds to attain the place to which their merit fully entitles them.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
    Thomas Browne
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    Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    No comment is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.
  • Arnold H. Glasgow
    Arnold H. Glasgow
    American editor and businessman (Born as Arnold Henry Glasow) 1905-1998
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    Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.
  • Noel Coward
    Noel Coward
    British writer 1899-1973
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    That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
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