Quotes: unwholesome

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  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
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    THERE is widespread agreement among economists that abuse of credit constitutes one of the chief unwholesome elements in business booms and is mainly responsible for the ensuing crash and depression.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part III, Ch. XIII, The Reservoir Plan and Credit
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