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  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
    Alexandre Dumas
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    All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
    William R. Alger
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    Words of love, are works of love.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Grasp the subject, the words will follow.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    A world of facts lies outside and beyond the world of words.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Facts are ventriloquists dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer diabolism.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
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