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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
  • 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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
    Groucho Marx
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    My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    Bu'' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the ''Buts'' that could be said.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
    Douglas William Jerrold
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    He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
    Sidney J. Harris
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    If the devil could be persuaded to write a bible, he would title it, ''You Only Live Once.''
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
    Luther Burbank
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    If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
  • Orison Swett Marden
    Orison Swett Marden
    American inspirational author 1848-1924
    Orison Swett Marden
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    Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
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