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Quotes 61 till 75 of 100.

  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    How use doth breed a habit in man!
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
  • John Berry
    John Berry
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    A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
  • 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.
  • Zadok Rabinwitz
    Zadok Rabinwitz
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    A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
    Woody Allen
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    Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Action is eloquence.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
  • Anais Nin
    Anais Nin
    French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-1977
    Anais Nin
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    Dreams are necessary to life.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
    Minna Antrim
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    Man proposes, woman forecloses.