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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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    Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.
    Source: My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)
  • Stevie Smith
    Stevie Smith
    English poet and novelist 1902-1971
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    A man may forgive many wrongs, but he cannot easily forgive anyone who makes it plain that his conversation is tedious.
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    Everyone suffers wrongs for which there is no remedy.
  • Bill McCartney
    Bill McCartney
    American football player and coach 1940-
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    For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs.
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
    American writer, author and journalist 1953-
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    Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outrage boiling than a newsroom, because you're on the front lines.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
  • Maximilien Robespierre
    Maximilien Robespierre
    French politician 1758-1794
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    Is it to be thought unreasonable that the people, in atonement for wrongs of a century, demand the vengeance of a single day?
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
    British journalist, writer, and socialite 1940-
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    It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
    P. J. O'Rourke
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    Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.
  • Anna Seward
    Anna Seward
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    Suffer not thy wrongs to shroud thy fate, But turn, my soul, to blessings which remain.
  • The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.
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