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American industrialist 1863-1947
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the great.
American writer 1899-1961
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the meanest son of a bitch in the valley.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.Source: Contemplation and Action, 1902-14
German preacher 1483-1546
Christians are to be taught that the pope would and should wish to give of his own money, even though he had to sell the basilica of St. Peter, to many of those from whom certain hawkers of indulgences cajole money.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Death makes no conquest of this conqueror: For now he lives in fame, though not in life.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
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