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  • Brandon Sanderson
    Brandon Sanderson
    American author of epic fantasy and science fiction 1975-
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    ... imaginary things were often the only items of real substance in people's lives.
    Source: Warbreaker (2009) Lightsong the Bold
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...human beings have religious needs. They have a need for a feeling of certitude in their minds about things they cannot control and they do not fully understand, and with humility, they admit they do not understand...
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    ...whoever imagines a woman after this model, which consists in saying little things in big words, will see a pretty girl adorned with mirrors and chains...
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    : One of the odd things about being in a hurry is that it seems so fiercely important when you yourself are the hurrier and so comically ludicrous when it is someone else.
  • Mark Caine
    Mark Caine
    American writer
    Mark Caine
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    A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
  • Bharati Mukherjee
    Bharati Mukherjee
    Indian American writer and professor 1940-2017
    Bharati Mukherjee
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    A farmer is dependent on too many things outside his control; it makes for modesty.
    Source: Jasmine (2007) 12
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
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    A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
    Leonardo Da Vinci
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    A good painter is to paint two main things, men and the working of man's mind.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
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    A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
  • Andrew Matthews
    Andrew Matthews
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    A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
    Wyndham Lewis
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    A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
  • Ben Lovett
    Ben Lovett
    American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
    Ben Lovett
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    A lot of bad music sells a million copies; I don't think it's a good litmus test for whether things are going well.
  • Bette Midler
    Bette Midler
    American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
    Bette Midler
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    A lot of people have no access to beauty. When I was growing up, my mother had only a few pretty things to look at.
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