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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Spanish novelist 1964-2020
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    Barcelona is a very old city in which you can feel the weight of history; it is haunted by history. You cannot walk around it without perceiving it.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
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    Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
  • Carson Daly
    Carson Daly
    American television host, radio personality and producer 1973-
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    A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    A man's balance depends on the weight he carries between his legs.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
  • Bonnie Langford
    Bonnie Langford
    English actress, dancer and singer 1964-
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    As a dancer, I've always checked my body constantly: 'Am I having a good day, or am I having a fat day?' I am probably more critical of myself than anyone else. I am very tiny - 5'1 and a half inches - so there's nowhere for weight to hide.
  • Edwin Markham
    Edwin Markham
    American poet and editor 1852-1940
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    Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Don't try to lose weight. Take delight in gaining fitness.
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