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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    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
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    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
    Vincent Van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
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    But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Choosing goals that are important to you is one of the most essential things you can do in order to live your dreams.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
    Reinhold Niebuhr
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    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
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    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.
  • Philip Adams
    Philip Adams
    British career diplomat. 1915-2001
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    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.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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.
  • John Simon
    John Simon
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    Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
  • Morarji Desai
    Morarji Desai
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    It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
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    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
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • Epicurus
    Epicurus
    Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
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    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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