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If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Linnaeus Quotes

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It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.

Jerome K. Jerome Quotes

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Trust in the Lord with all you do and you will be prosperous.

Christian Proverb Quotes

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Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one.

Turkish Proverb Quotes

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Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.

Frederick Douglass Quotes

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Cocaine is God's way of telling you you're making too much money.

Robin Williams Quotes

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates Quotes

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Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

Socrates Quotes

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If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.

Socrates Quotes

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An unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates Quotes

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Wind buffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools.

Socrates Quotes

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If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart.

Socrates Quotes

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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

Socrates Quotes

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Socrates Quotes

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You create your opportunities by asking for them.

Patty Hansen Quotes

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Character is the sum and total of a person's choices.

P. B. Fitzwater Quotes

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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

Ethel Barrymore Quotes

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My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed.... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.

St. Augustine Quotes

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Either you think -- or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes

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Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.

Anonymous Quotes

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A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.

Anonymous Quotes

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Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them.

Herbert Henry Lehman Quotes

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Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. -General Omar Bradley.

General Omar Bradley Quotes

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There is a sort of veteran woman of condition, who, having lived always in the grand monde, and having possibly had some gallantries, together with the experience of five and twenty or thirty years, form a young fellow better than all the rules that can be given him. Wherever you go, make some of those women your friends; which a very little matter will do. Ask their advice, tell them your doubts or difficulties as to your behavior; but take great care not to drop one word of their experience; for experience implies age, and the suspicion of age, no woman, let her be ever so old, ever forgives.

Lord Chesterfield Quotes

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