Quotes: springs

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  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    German pastor, theologian, spy, anti-Nazi dissident, and key 1905-1945
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    Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    All cruelty springs from weakness.
  • All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
  • Campbell
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    But now our fate from unmomentous things, may rise like rivers out of little springs.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    Curiosity ... endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Fear always springs from ignorance.
  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
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    From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    Great effort springs naturally from a great attitude.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
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