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  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
  • 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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    A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
    Katherine Mansfield
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    I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.
  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
    Alexandre Dumas
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    All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    How use doth breed a habit in man!
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Tempt not a desperate man.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    Action should culminate in wisdom.
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