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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat.
  • Alexander Cockburn
    Alexander Cockburn
    Irish-American political journalist and writer 1941-2012
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    A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
    Thomas Fuller
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    A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
    B. F. Skinner
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    A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
    Douglas Macarthur
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    A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
  • Sam Ervin
    Sam Ervin
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    A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
    American businesswoman and political 1954-
    Carly Fiorina
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    A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances. It's harder when everybody is against you.
  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Norwegian writer 1832-1910
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    A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A person who is wise does nothing against their will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A small-time hoodlum who had spent most of the 1960s at San Quentin State Prison in California, the 30-year-old Bryant claimed that he hijacked Flight 97 under orders from his higher-ups in the Black Panther Party; he said his mission was to arrange for the purchase of bazookas to aid the organization's struggle against oppression.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.
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