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Quotes 76 till 90 of 100.

  • 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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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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
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    A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
  • 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.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
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    Man proposes, woman forecloses.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A person hears only what they understand.
  • 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.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
  • John Berry
    John Berry
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    A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
  • 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.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
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    I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.