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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
  • Anna Julia Cooper
    Anna Julia Cooper
    American author, activist and sociologist 1858-1964
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    Agnosticism has nothing to impart. Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
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    America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.
  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    And we love to dance - especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.
  • Hubert Humphrey
    Hubert Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Being as we know it, the world as we come upon it, stands before us as otherness, remoteness. For all our efforts to exploit or comprehend it, it remains evasive, mysteriously immune. Being is unbelievable.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
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