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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    An ideal society should be mobile, should be full of channels for conveying a change taking place in one part to other parts. In an ideal society, there should be many interests consciously communicated and shared.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
    American politician 1954-
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    Common sense solutions to lowering your gasoline bills can go far. Carpooling, taking fewer or shorter road trips, and ensuring that your tires are fully inflated can all help stop the pinch at the pump.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
  • George Moore
    George Moore
    Irish writer 1852-1933
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    Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    There's no taking trout with dry breeches.
  • Bronson Pinchot
    Bronson Pinchot
    American actor 1959-
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    'Restoring' is a very arrogant concept. If you're taking a house from 1812, do you restore it to how it looked the day after it was built, or restore it to the way it looked in 1828, or the way it looked in 1872? Do the minimum to stop it from falling apart, and then get away.
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
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    A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
  • Ann Bancroft
    Ann Bancroft
    American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
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    A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
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    A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
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