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Quotes 76 till 90 of 100.

  • John Berry
    John Berry
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    A good idea plus capable men cannot fail; it is better than money in the bank.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
    Hans Selye
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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.
  • 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.
  • Minna Antrim
    Minna Antrim
    American writer 1861-1950
    Minna Antrim
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    Man proposes, woman forecloses.
  • 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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    How use doth breed a habit in man!
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?
  • 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
    André Maurois
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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
    Katherine Mansfield
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    I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.