Will Durant

-To have a great purpose to work for, a purpose larger than ourselves, is one of the secrets of making life significant; for then the meaning and worth of the individual overflow his personal borders, and survive his death.

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Herbert Otto Quotations

-Change and growth take place when a person has risked himself and dares to become involved with experimenting with his own life.

-We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live life fully in its total … Read the rest

Andy Rooney Quotations

-Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.

-Don’t rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.… Read the rest

Edmund Waller

The Muse’s friend, tea does our fancy aid, / Repress those vapours which the head invade, / And keep the palace of the soul serene, / Fit on her birthday to salute the Queen.
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Sun Tzu Quotations

-Therefore the considerations of the intelligent always include both benefit and harm. As they consider benefit, their work can expand; as they consider harm, their troubles can be resolved.

-All warfare is based on deception.
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Ovid Quotations

-Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

-I can’t live either without you or with you.

-We two form a multitude.

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Charles (Chic) Thompson Quotations

-Be an explorer…read, surf the internet, visit customers, enjoy arts, watch children play…do anything to prevent yourself from becoming a prisoner of your knowledge, experience, and current view of the world.
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Stanley Kubrick Quotations

-Ghost stories appeal to our craving for immortality. If you can be afraid of a ghost, then you have to believe that a ghost may exist. And if a ghost exists then oblivion might not be the end.
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Carl Sagan Quotations

-A poignant metaphor of “stewardship” has emerged. Especially recently -the idea that humans are the caretakers of the earth, put here for the purpose, accountable, now and into the indefinite future, to the landlord.

-The universe is not required to … Read the rest

Shelley Winters Quotations

I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
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Lee Iacocca Quotations

-There ain’t no free lunches in this country. And don’t go spending your whole life commiserating that you got raw deals. You’ve got to say, ‘I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I … Read the rest

Francis Quarles Quotations

-Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the … Read the rest

Vaclav Havel

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
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