Quotes: themselves

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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
    Karl Albrecht
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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
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
  • 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.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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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
    Joseph Addison
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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
    Brian Moore
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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.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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    A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
  • Nancy Lopez
    Nancy Lopez
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    A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
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