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It has to be displayed, this face, on a more or less horizontal plane. Imagine a man wearing a mask, and imagine that the elastic which holds the mask on has just broken, so that the man (rather than let the mask slip off) has to tilt his head back and balance the mask on his real face. This is the kind of tyranny which Lawson's face exerts over the rest of his body as he cruises along the corridors. He doesn't look down his nose at you, he looks along his nose.

James Fenton Quotes

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It is not the facts which guide the conduct of men, but their opinions about facts; which may be entirely wrong. We can only make them right by discussion.

Norman Angell Quotes

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Every fool finds a greater one to admire them.

Bioleau Quotes

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Foolproof systems do not take into account the ingenuity of fools.

Gene Brown Quotes

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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.

James Freeman Clarke Quotes

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My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.

Noel Coward Quotes

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Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.

Francis Beaumont Quotes

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To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows and I needn't.

Francis Yeats Brown Quotes

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Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass, the mere materials with which wisdom builds, till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place, does but encumber whom it seems to enrich. Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more.

William Cowper Quotes

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It's a dangerous thing to think we know everything.

Jack Kuehler Quotes

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The man who graduates today and stops learning tomorrow is uneducated the day after.

Newton D. Baker Quotes

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Learning how to learn is life's most important skill.

Tony Buzan Quotes

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It seems that we learn lessons when we least expect them but always when we need them the most, and, the true "gift" in these lessons always lies in the learning process itself.

Cathy Lee Crosby Quotes

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Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.

Thomas Fuller Quotes

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Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.

Lord Dunsany Quotes

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The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.

Eva Figes Quotes

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The cure for admiring the house of lords is to go and look at it.

Walter Bagehot Quotes

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The hermit doesn't sleep at night, in love with the blue of the vacant moon. The cool of the breeze that rustles the trees rustles him too.

Ching-an Quotes

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We have not yet reached the goal but.. we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.

Herbert Clark Hoover Quotes

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Today is yesterday's pupil.

Thomas Fuller Quotes

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If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.

Paul Keating Quotes

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In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.

James Burgh Quotes

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The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion Quotes

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Good men prefer to be accountable.

Michael Edwardes Quotes

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