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Inner wisdom is more important than wealth. The more you spend it, the more you gain.
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Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), Stanford Commencement Adress, 2008
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.
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Margery Allingham, Death of a Ghost, 1934
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
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Harry S Truman (1884 - 1972)
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945), in a letter to Winston Churchill
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
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Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Persuasion, 1818
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
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Marilyn vos Savant
Seeing a murder on television... can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
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Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
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John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
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George Carlin (1937 - 2008)
War is not nice.
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Barbara Bush (1925 - )
Do not run from the truth. There be nought so hard to live with as a lie.
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Kathryn L. Nelson, Pemberley Manor, 2006
When the water reaches the upper level, follow the rats.
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Claude Swanson (1862 - 1939)
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
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Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)
To imagine the unimaginable is the highest use of the imagination.
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Cynthia Ozick
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
I think there's a god and I know it's not me.
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Michael J. Fox (1961 - ), Good Housekeeping, June 2011
Ask me no reason why I love you; for though Love use Reason for his physician, he admits him not for his counsellor.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act II, sc. 1
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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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