Wise Quotes

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    Don’t talk to their minds; talk to their hearts.

    Nelson Mandela
     



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    Money can’t buy you love, but it can buy you an around-the-world air ticket whenever you want. Splitting up with Mat (Collishaw) was incredibly heart breaking, but you have to deal with it. Tough shit. I went to Australia for a few months.

    Tracy Emin
     



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    I don’t feel the least humble before the vastness of the heavens.

    John Maynard Keynes
     



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    Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.

    Anais Nin
     



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    The brain cells for depression are the ones that die out first.

    Leaonard Cohen
     



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    We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we have known.

    Samuel Johnson
     



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    No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.

    Thomas Mann
     



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    Everybody’s shaking in his boots, so don’t be bluffed.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.

    Chinese Proverb
     



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    Congressman Nixon had asked me why, as the son of immigrants who had been treated so well by Americans, as a man who had been treated like a son and been sent to Harvard by an American capitalist, I had been so ungrateful to the American economic system. The answer I gave him was not original. Nothing about me has ever been original. I repeated what my one-time hero, Kenneth Whistler, had said in reply to the same general sort of question long, long ago. Whistler had been a witness at a trial of strikers accused of violence. The judge had become curious about him, had asked him why such a well-educated man from such a good family would so immerse himself in the working class. My stolen answer to Nixon was this: “Why? The Sermon on the Mount, sir.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    Once when Lord Mitsushige was a little boy and was supposed to recite from a copybook for the priest Kaion, he called the other children … and said, “Please come here and listen. It’s difficult to read if there are hardly any people listening.” The priest was impressed and said … “That’s the spirit in which to do everything.”

    Way of the Samurai
     



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    See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little.

    Pope John XXIII
     



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    The secret of a long-term relationship? Allowing your partner to be who they are.

    Deepak Chopra
     



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    We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

    Steve Jobs
     






               

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