Quotes by well-spent

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  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
    American libertarian author 1870-1945
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    Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
  • Seth Godin
    Seth Godin
    American author and business executive 1960-
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    Dig your well before you're thirsty.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
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    Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.
  • Bruce Oldfield
    Bruce Oldfield
    British fashion designer 1950-
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    I can think of a lot of women clients of mine who are well into their 50s or 60s who are still quintessentially very elegant.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
  • I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
  • Avi Arad
    Avi Arad
    Israeli-American businessman 1948-
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    I think well-read people - the world is open to them.
  • E. B. White
    E. B. White
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    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
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    If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    In every one of those little stucco boxes there's some poor bastard who's never free except when he's fast asleep and dreaming that he's got the boss down the bottom of a well and is bunging lumps of coal at him.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
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