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  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
  • Sinclair Lewis
    Sinclair Lewis
    American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
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    Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
  • William Goldman
    William Goldman
    American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter 1931-
    William Goldman
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    As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
  • Phil McGraw
    Phil McGraw
    American television personality and author 1950-
    Phil McGraw
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    Awareness without action is worthless.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
  • Arthur Wellesley
    Arthur Wellesley
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
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    I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your professional poets, I mean there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
  • Yann Martel
    Yann Martel
    Canadian author 1963-
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    If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.
    Source: Het leven van Pi p.11
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
    Aleister Crowley
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    In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
  • Douglas Jerold
    Douglas Jerold
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    It is amazing at how small a price may the wedding ring be placed upon a worthless hand; but, by the beauty of our law, what heaps of gold are indispensable to take it off!
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas... If you are only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you... On the other hand, if you are open to the point of gullibility and have not an ounce of skeptical sense in you, then you cannot distinguish the useful ideas from the worthless ones.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
    Edgar W. Howe
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    One of the surprising things in this world is the respect a worthless man has for himself.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
    Thomas Browne
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    Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
  • Kenneth Wilfred Baker
    Kenneth Wilfred Baker
    British politician 1934-
    Kenneth Wilfred Baker
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    Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless.
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