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Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.

Nadine Gordimer Quotes

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Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

Jim Backus Quotes

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Be awfully nice to them going up, because you're gonna meet them all coming down.

Jimmy Durante Quotes

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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

Quentin Crisp Quotes

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There are lots of people who cannot think seriously without injuring their minds.

John Jay Chapman Quotes

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A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.

John Churton Collins Quotes

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Never be unfaithful to a lover, except with your wife.

Satchel Paige Quotes

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Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

Ernesto Che Guevara Quotes

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When a true genius appears in the world you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes

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A lie told often enough becomes truth.

Lenin (vladimir Ulyanov) Quotes

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Only the spoon knows what is stirring in the pot.

Sicilian Proverb Quotes

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When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

Richard Buckminster Fuller Quotes

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He that won't be counselled can't be helped.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and a flatterer.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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Thought is a dangerous thing; it makes one see that the popular notions of society are wrong.

Jon R. Sime Quotes

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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet Quotes

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In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Danny Devito Quotes

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We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

Hanmer Parsons Grant Quotes

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He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.

Ben Jonson Quotes

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If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.

Jean Kerr Quotes

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Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play.

Stewart Emery Quotes

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Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.

Joseph Heller Quotes

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During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.

Bernard M. Baruch Quotes

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Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are -- chaff and grain together -- certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away….

Dinah Mulock Quotes

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Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.

Christine Collange Quotes

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