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Quotes 16 till 30 of 100.

  • Novalis
    Novalis
    German poet, writer 1772-1801
    Novalis
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    A character is a completely fashioned will.
  • 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
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
    Anais Nin
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    Dreams are necessary to 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Choose your love, Love your choice.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Confusion now hath made his masterpiece!
  • 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.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
    John Barrymore
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    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
  • 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.
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
    Evan Esar
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    A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.