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  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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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.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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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
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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.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
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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.
  • 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.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    ''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
    American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker 1933-2019
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    Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I'd still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I've gotten to really love acting. And I've gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it's like playing my kid. I can't imagine deliberately stopping.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
  • Joan Welsh
    Joan Welsh
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    Influence: What you think you have until you try to use it.
  • John Patrick
    John Patrick
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    Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
    Source: The Teahouse of the August Moon act I, scene i, p. 6
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    The ability to think for one's self depends upon one's mastery of the language.
    Source: Slouching Towards Bethlehem (2013) 91
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