Quotes: themselves

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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
    Rose Macaulay
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    : One should, I think, always give children money, for they will spend it for themselves far more profitably than we can ever spend it for them.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    But love is blind, and lovers cannot see What petty follies they themselves commit
  • R. Brooke
    R. Brooke
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    Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
  • James Cash Penney
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971
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    Geniuses themselves don't talk about the gift of genius, they just talk about hard work and long hours.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
  • Brian Moore
    Brian Moore
    British writer and screenwiter 1921-1999
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    There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
  • 'Bagdad Cafe' was a film that changed many, many people's lives... how they saw themselves and how they looked at their life situation. I thought I made a little movie. All the mail that I get is about how it changed lives, and that's wonderful.
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