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Quotes 16 till 30 of 100.

  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
  • Diane Ackerman
    Diane Ackerman
    American poet, essayist, savage and naturalist 1948-
    Diane Ackerman
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    Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself
  • Aristophanes
    Aristophanes
    Ancient Greek comic playwright 446BC-386BC
    Aristophanes
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    A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
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    Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.
  • Choose your love, Love your choice.
  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
    Evan Esar
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    +26
    A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.