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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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The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?.

Fanny Brice Quotes

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If you don't ask, you don't get.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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The only weapon that becomes sharper with constant use is the tongue.

Anonymous Quotes

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Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Confucius Quotes

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

Anonymous Quotes

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

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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What you cannot enforce, do not command.

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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Wisdom begins in wonder.

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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Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.

John Mayer 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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Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi 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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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Confucius Quotes

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I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Confucius Quotes

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Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.

Confucius Quotes

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