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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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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
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
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    A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
  • Otto von Bismarck
    Otto von Bismarck
    German statesman 1815-1898
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    A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Anyone looking for a beautiful woman, good and intelligent, do not try one but three.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
  • I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
    Robert M. Hutchins
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    The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
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