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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+4
Whatever limits us we call fate.
British Writer 1938-+3
A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918+2
Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
A. A. Milne
English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956+2
Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
British criticus 1903-1974+1
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.
Amercan activisit and minister 1932-+1
Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832+1
Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
'Enlightened Rogues' we made like the earlier ones: whatever tune came up, whatever direction it went in, that's the way it went. That's what we'll always do. I think if we ever stop doin' that, we ought to quit.
'Vanity Fair' did this grid thing a couple years ago, connecting people who've worked together, and I had the most branches on it or whatever, because I'd worked with so-and-so and so-and-so worked with so-and-so, and I was kind of in the middle.
A drinker does not exist. Whatever they say, it is just the drink talking.Source: De samenkomst (2010) 55
A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-19730
A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
American writer and social criticus 1858-19500
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.