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Quotes 46 till 60 of 100.

  • 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.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
    Fran Lebowitz
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    Life is something you do when you can't get to sleep.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
    Walter Benjamin
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    The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
    J. G. Ballard
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    The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam...
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    Do not write so that you can be understood, write so that you cannot be misunderstood.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
  • Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
    Pablo Picasso
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    Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    How use doth breed a habit in man!