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Quotes 91 till 105 of 1861.

  • Blanka Vlasic
    Blanka Vlasic
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    A good career is a long-lasting career. When you're there in every competition doing a good job you're a part of an elite, and that's the most important thing.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
    Baruch Spinoza
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    A good thing which prevents us from enjoying a greater good is in truth an evil.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
  • Max Eastman
    Max Eastman
    American writer on literature, philosophy and society 1883-1969
    Max Eastman
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    A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
    Charles Churchill
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    A joke's a very serious thing.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
    John Selden
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    A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again.
  • Bob Edwards
    Bob Edwards
    American broadcast journalist
    Bob Edwards
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    A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
    Herbert Spencer
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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.
  • John Cheever
    John Cheever
    American writer 1912-1982
    John Cheever
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    A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
    Cate Blanchett
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    A lot of people are frightened by old age - by being around people who are, basically, on their way out - but I'm fascinated by it. It's an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived.
  • Garrison Keillor
    Garrison Keillor
    American humoristic writer 1942-
    Garrison Keillor
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    A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
    Charles M. Schwab
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    A man to carry on a successful business must have imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of the whole thing.
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