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Jean de La Bruyère Quote – Children Enjoy The Present

"Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future." - Jean de La Bruyère ...
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Angela Thirkell Quote – All Right Forever

"He didn’t know exactly what to pray for; in which he was like most other people. For our real prayer, if we had the wits or the courage to formulate it, would be a general plea for everything to be ...
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John Stuart Mill Quote – Eccentricity In Society

"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained." - John Stuart Mill ...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote – What Lies Within Us

“What lies before us and what lies behind us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
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Old Greek Proverb – A Society Grows Great

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." - Old Greek proverb ...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson – What Lies Within Us

"What lies behind us and what lies before us is small compared to what lies within us."            - Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
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George Bernard Shaw Quote – Most People Do Not Pray

"Most people do not pray; they only beg." - George Bernard Shaw ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Wilma Mankiller Quote – Today’s Stereotypes

"Contrary to today’s stereotypes, racists do not always chew tobacco and drive pickup trucks with gun racks. They wear silk shirts, treat women as possessions, and talk about human rights at cocktail parties far from communities of people of color ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Quote – If A Man Is Called A Street Sweeper

"If a man is called a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause ...
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