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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Has a woman who knew she was well-dressed ever caught a cold?
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
    O. Henry
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    You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    And the wild regrets, and the bloody sweats, none knew so well as I: for he who lives more lives than one more deaths than one must die.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
    John W. Gardner
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    Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
    Ashleigh Brilliant
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    If you can’t learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
    E. M. Cioran
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    Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
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