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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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A devotee who can call on God while living a householder's life is a hero indeed. God thinks: 'He is blessed indeed who prays to me in the midst of his worldly duties. He is trying to find me, overcoming a great obstacle -- pushing away, as it were, a huge block of stone weighing a ton. Such a man is a real hero.'
~ Sri Ramakrishna - [Devotions]

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A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics.
~ Samuel Himmel - [Dictators and Dictatorship]

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Actually if a writer needs a dictionary he should not write. He should have read the dictionary at least three times from beginning to end and then have loaned it to someone who needs it. There are only certain words which are valid and similes (bring me my dictionary) are like defective ammunition (the lowest thing I can think of at this time).
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Dictionaries]

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An essential condition of listening to God is that the mind should not be distracted by thoughts of resentment, ill-temper, hatred or vengeance, all of which are comprised in the general term, the wrath of man.
~ R. V. G. Tasker - [Devotions]

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At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning - [Dictionaries]

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Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Dictators and Dictatorship]

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Changing our diet is something we choose to do, not something we are forced to do. Instead of dreading it, try saying, ''Here's another thing I get to do to help myself. Great!''
~ Greg Anderson - [Diets and Dieting]

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Dictators always look good until the last minutes.
~ Tomas G. Masaryk - [Dictators and Dictatorship]

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Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
~ R. Buckminster Fuller - [Dictators and Dictatorship]

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Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.
~ Winston Churchill - [Dictators and Dictatorship]

 

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