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Quotes 76 till 90 of 100.

  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
    Publilius Syrus
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    A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
  • John Howe
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Friendship is essentially a partnership.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    A woman's friendship ever ends in love.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
    August Strindberg
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
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    Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
    Marilyn Monroe
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    I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
    Umberto Eco
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    A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
    Jean de la Fontaine
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    Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • 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.