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  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The post of honor is a private station.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
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    A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station, not the factory. It concentrates its energy on infiltrating and changing the image system.
    Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
  • Bob Edwards
    Bob Edwards
    American broadcast journalist
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    At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river.
  • U. Thant
    U. Thant
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    Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I think both the space shuttle program and the International Space Station program have not really lived up to their expectations.
  • Branford Marsalis
    Branford Marsalis
    American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader 1960-
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    If it's not going to sound like Terrapin Station, what's the point of playing Terrapin Station?
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
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    If your train's on the wrong track every station you come to is the wrong station.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    In another situation, and in an active station in life, I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding of an order would have never come into my head.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Lady Hodmarsh and the duchess immediately assumed the clinging affability that persons of rank assume with their inferiors in order to show them that they are not in the least conscious of any difference in station between them.
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