Quotes: would

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  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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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.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
  • 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.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
    Carl Gustav Jung
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    Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
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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-
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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.
  • Orison Swett Marden
    Orison Swett Marden
    American inspirational author 1848-1924
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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.
  • 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.
  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
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    The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
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