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The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is.

Phillips Brooks Quotes

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To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.

John Churton Collins Quotes

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One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.

L. Estrange Quotes

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There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself.

Henry Fielding Quotes

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Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, "I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right.".

Tallulah Bankhead Quotes

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Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

Cleveland Amory Quotes

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Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.

Alphonse de Lamartine Quotes

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Imagine being able to sit at your desk and with a few keystrokes on your computer-being able to access almost any information you need from a storehouse of the world's published knowledge.

Dialog Brochure Quotes

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We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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You can always draw as well as you know how to. I flatter myself that I feel more than I express on canvas; but I know that is not so.

William Morris Hunt Quotes

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The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the scent was false, the eager desire to get on with the work, the cheerful resolution to go back and begin again, the broad good sense, the unaffected modesty, the imperturbable temper, the gratitude for any little help that was given -- all these will remain in my memory though I cannot paint them for others.

Frederic William Maitland Quotes

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Only those who have learned a lot are in a position to admit how little they know.

L. Carte Quotes

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A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.

Bob Edwards Quotes

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Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.

John Dewey Quotes

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When I gave food to the poor, they called me a saint. When I asked why the poor were hungry, they called me a communist.

Dom H. Camara Quotes

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The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.

Mark Messier Quotes

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It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.

Georges Bernanos Quotes

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Promise is most given when the least is said.

George Chapman Quotes

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When we have begun to take charge of our lives, to own ourselves, there is no longer any need to ask permission of someone.

George O'neil Quotes

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What is conceived well is expressed clearly.

Nicholas Boileau Quotes

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To simplify complications is the first essential of success.

George Earle Buckle Quotes

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The measure of a man's success must be according to his ability. The advancement he makes from the station in which he was born gives the degree of his success.

Sir Walter Besant Quotes

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It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.

Eddie Cantor Quotes

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It's the men behind who "make" the man ahead.

Merle Crowell Quotes

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To succeed means that you may have to step out of line and march to the sound of your own drummer.

Keith Degreen Quotes

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