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At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.

Edward M. Forster Quotes

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No man or woman has achieved an effective personality who is not self-disciplined. Such discipline must not be an end in itself, but must be directed to the development of resolute Christian character.

John S. Bonnell Quotes

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While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple.

Gerald W. Grumet Quotes

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The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.

John Berger Quotes

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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We all of us need assistance. Those who sustain others themselves want to be sustained. - The Way of the Heart.

Maurice Hulst Quotes

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Don't take life seriously because you can't come out of it alive.

Warren Miller Quotes

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To have one's individuality completely ignored is like being pushed quite out of life--like being blown out as one blows out a light.

Evelyn Scott Quotes

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Just do what you do best.

Red Auerbach Quotes

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The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.

Desiderius Erasmus Quotes

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The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Sally Berger Quotes

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People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.

Frank Herbert, Dune Quotes

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You have to believe in God before you can say there are things that man was not meant to know. I don't think there's anything man wasn't meant to know. There are just some stupid things that people shouldn't do.

David Cronenberg Quotes

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I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he cannot have a chicken in his pot every Sunday.

Henry Iv Quotes

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The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.

Stanley Milgram Quotes

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My vocation is more in composition really than anything else -- building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army.

Jimmy Page Quotes

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No one wants advice -- only corroboration. - The Winter of Our Discontent.

John Steinbeck Quotes

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Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

American Indian Proverb Quotes

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The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Most people are alive in an earlier time, but you must be alive in our own time.

Marshall McLuhan Quotes

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In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.

Charles Francis Adams Quotes

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I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to ask for what you want.

Phil Lout Quotes

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One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.

Gail Godwin Quotes

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Good instincts usually tell you what to do before your head has figured it out.

Michael Burke Quotes

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Civilization rests on a set of promises; if the promises are broken too often, the civilization dies, no matter how rich it may be, or how mechanically clever. Hope and faith depend on the promises; if hope and faith go, everything goes.

Herbert Agar Quotes

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