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202 Perspective Quotes

Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong.

David Fasold Quotes

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It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

John Cassis Quotes

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If a man has good manners and is not afraid of other people he will get by, even if he is stupid.

David Eccles Quotes

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A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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There is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth.

Vera Johnson Quotes

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A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.

Elias Canetti Quotes

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It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man's hand.

Arthur Stanley Eddington Quotes

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It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.

Edgar Z. Friedenberg Quotes

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I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.

Alexander Herzen Quotes

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Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.

Robert Hewison Quotes

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Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where's your river going? Are you riding with it? Or are you rowing against it? Don't you see that there is no effort if you're riding with your river?

Frederick (carl) Frieseke Quotes

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One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.

Michael Korda Quotes

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Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life.

S. W. Duffield Quotes

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No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.

Jean Paul Quotes

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Shyness is just egotism out of its depth.

Penelope Keith Quotes

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The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

Harlan Ellison Quotes

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The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.

John King Fairbank Quotes

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We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.

Thomas a Kempis Quotes

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My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.

Daisy Ashford Quotes

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You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

Odysseus Elytis Quotes

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It is a talent of the weak to persuade themselves that they suffer for something when they suffer from something; that they are showing the way when they are running away; that they see the light when they feel the heat; that they are chosen when they are shunned.

Eric Hoffer Quotes

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What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.

Ernest Dimnet Quotes

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And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Walter Prager Quotes

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To measure the man, measure his heart.

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Quotes

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Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Jules De Gautier Quotes

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