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  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
    Hans Selye
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
  • 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.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A person hears only what they understand.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
    Thomas Gray
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    Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
  • 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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
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