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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
  • Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Queen of England and Ireland 1533-1603
    Queen Elizabeth I
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    Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
  • Benjamin Whichcote
    Benjamin Whichcote
    British philosopher 1609-1683
    Benjamin Whichcote
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    Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
    Isaac Asimov
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    Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
    American feminist and advocate
    Barbara Deming
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    Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
    Anthony Trollope
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    Passionate love, I take it, rarely lasts long, and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is very much more valuable.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Physically there is nothing to distinguish human society from the farm-yard except that children are more troublesome and costly than chickens and calves and that men and women are not so completely enslaved as farm stock.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
    American politician 1964-
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    We always make the mistake in the United States of America in Democratic or Republican administrations alike is we tend to embrace the despot that's least troublesome to us. That should not be the way we view things.
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