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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
Michel de Montaigne
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
William Butler Yeats
It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.
Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Anyone who knows me knows that I'm way more of a joker than I am a serious person.
I feel like maybe I'm part of that generation that became more of a gamer than a video consumer. It's always been something I've done with my spare time. If I had three hours on a Friday night, I'm not out partying. I'm probably playing video games.
Surfing for me is more than my lifestyle; it's my passion, my love, and it's a part of me.
Our subliminal mental processes operate outside awareness because they arise in these portions of our mind that are inaccessible to our conscious self; their inaccessibility is due to the architecture of the brain rather than because they have been subject to Freudian motivational forces like repression.
My readers and my audiences have turned into my followers. They are more than interested in what I have to say in the subjects of sales, loyalty, attitude, networking, business social media, and becoming a trusted advisor.
God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
You know the funny thing, I don't get along with rich people. I get along with the middle class and the poor people better than I get along with the rich people.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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