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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Fear no more the heat o the sun, nor the furious winter's rages. Thou thy worldly task hast done, home art gone and taken thy wages.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give. When to this truth you awaken, then you begin to live.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
  • The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound by shallows and in misery.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    ''Revolution'' today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
  • C. E. Montague
    C. E. Montague
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    A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
    Source: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (2000) 13
  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
    Tony Robbins
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    A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
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