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Anonymous By courage I repel adversity.<br> (Adversa Virtute Repello)
Jean Cocteau The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.
Philip Crosby We can spend our whole lives underachieving.
Dolly Parton The way I see it, if you want the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain.
Claude Bernard Man can learn nothing unless he proceeds from the known to the unknown.
R. C. Allen We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.
Maya Lin To fly we have to have resistance.
Anne Frank Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl?
Confucius [The superior man] acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Bertrand Russell The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Cicero Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Coco Chanel In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
Evelyn Waugh It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
Theodore Epp Live as though Christ died yesterday, rose from the grave today, and is coming back tomorrow.
Julian Jaynes Civilization is the art of living in towns of such size the everyone does not know everyone else.
Earl of Chesterfield Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
Alfred North Whitehead The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.
Aristotle We make war that we may live in peace.
Robert Browning Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
Peter Borden Most advances in science come when a person for one reason or another is forced to change fields.
George Santayana Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.
Lewis Mumford Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
Friedrich Nietzsche That which is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.
Nathaniel Emmons Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.

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