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  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    A woman's friendship ever ends in love.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A person hears only what they understand.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
    Walt Disney
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    All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them.
    Source: How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the Magic Every Day of Your Life (2004)
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
    Mae West
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    A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    Character is simply habit long continued.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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