Quotes by walking-match

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    American Boxer 1942-
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    Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
  • The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
  • Valerie Solanas
    Valerie Solanas
    American feminist and author 1936-1988
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    To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he's a machine, a walking dildo.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    'Suffering should not make us bitter people,' my mother once said, 'it should make us better comforters.' Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they'll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.
  • Arnold J. Toynbee
    Arnold J. Toynbee
    British historian and author 1889-1975
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    A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
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    A lot of the material is about the inevitable disappointment people feel as they move through life, and things don't feel the way they expect. No experience will ever match up to the idealized version in your mind.
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
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