Wise Quotes

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    Now that it’s all over, what did you really do yesterday that’s worth mentioning?

    Coleman Cox
     



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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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    Recognize that you are born with the capacity to be in the world and not dependent on the circumstances in which you find yourself; don’t take yourself seriously, don’t get trapped by the ideas in your head; they are not the same as the reality.

    Donald Klein, psychologist and author
     



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    Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.

    Elbert Hubbard
     



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    The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it

    William Faulkner
     



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    Nuclear power is one hell of a way to boil water.

    Albert Einstein
     



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    The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems — the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behaviour and religion. .

    John Maynard Keynes
     



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    Never confuse thoughtlessness with malice.

    Robert Charles Whitehead
     



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    Don’t draw the curtain too soon; there is always an encore or fourth act.

    Joci James, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

    Malcolm S. Forbes
     



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    I sometimes wondered what the use of any of the arts was. The best thing I could come up with was what I call the canary in the coal mine theory of the arts. This theory says that artists are useful to society because they are so sensitive. They are super-sensitive. They keel over like canaries in poison coal mines long before more robust types realize that there is any danger whatsoever.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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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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    Have the discipline to listen to your heart, and then the courage to follow.

    Ron Polack, Quoted in The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, John Izzo
     



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    We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.

    Ben Sweetland
     



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    I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled “Science Fiction” … and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     






               

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