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  • Faith Baldwin
    Faith Baldwin
    American author of romance and fiction 1893-1978
    Faith Baldwin
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    Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Action is eloquence.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.
  • 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.
  • John Howe
    John Howe
    Canadian-French illustrator 1957-
    John Howe
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    Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    It is sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
  • Mangnu Hirschfield
    Mangnu Hirschfield
    German physician and sexologist 1868-1935
    Mangnu Hirschfield
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    Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
  • John A. Shedd
    John A. Shedd
    American author and professor 1859-1928
    John A. Shedd
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    A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
  • 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.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
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