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We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
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Thomas A. Edison (1847 - 1931)
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
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Clement Atlee
Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), "Self-Reliance", 1841
Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.
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Anonymous
Guns don't kill people. People who say "Guns don't kill people" kill people. With guns.
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Rob Delaney, Twitter
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
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Kurt Vonnegut (1922 - 2007), "Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
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Anna Freud (1895 - 1982)
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
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Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
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Henri Bergson (1859 - 1941)
Here's a tip to avoid death by celebrity: First off, get a life. They can't touch you if you're out doing something interesting.
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Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine, Ask a Ninja, Question 55, 10-03-07
I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.
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Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)
We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.
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William Arthur Ward
I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park
I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.
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Bill Hoest
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
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Roseanne Barr
Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.
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Thomas Tusser, 1524
For visions come not to polluted eyes.
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Mary Howitt
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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