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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    English poet 1714-1763
    William Shenstone
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    A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
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    Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
  • Charles Sumner
    Charles Sumner
    American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
    Charles Sumner
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    I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
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    In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    German pastor, theologian, spy and anti-Nazi dissident 1905-1945
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    It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
  • Thornton T. Munger
    Thornton T. Munger
    American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
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    Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Youth is full of sport,
    age's breath is short;
    youth is nimble,
    age is lame;
    Youth is hot and bold,
    age is weak and cold;
    Youth is wild, and age is tame.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
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