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Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
Roman emperor 121-180
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch Painter 1853-1890
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
Choosing goals that are important to you is one of the most essential things you can do in order to live your dreams.
American theologist, historian 1892-1971
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
Roman emperor 121-180
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
British career diplomat. 1915-2001
It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.
American producer 1901-1966
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
German mystic 1260-1326 AD
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
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