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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte - [Respectability]

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A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
~ Billy Graham - [Respectability]

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A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
~ Thomas Hardy - [Respectability]

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Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
~ Quentin Crisp - [Respectability]

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Eminence without merit earns deference without esteem.
~ Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort - [Respectability]

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I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse --I will not retreat a single inch --and I will be heard!
~ William Lloyd Garrison - [Respectability]

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I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
~ Rodney Dangerfield - [Respectability]

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I think the worst thing this nation could do for humanity would be to leave any uncertainty as to our will, our purpose and our capacity to carry out our purpose.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey - [Respectability]

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If you have some respect for people as they are, you can be more effective in helping them to become better than they are.
~ John W. Gardner - [Respectability]

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In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
~ Salvador Dali - [Respectability]

 

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