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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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The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.
~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. - [Astrology]

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Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
~ Ambrose Bierce - [Acquaintance]

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Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
~ Ambrose Bierce - [Acquaintance]

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Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
~ John Milton - [Astronomy]

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Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Astronomy]

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Don't mistake activity for achievement.
~ John Wooden - [Achievement]

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For we must consider that we shall be a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us, so that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken, and so cause Him to withdraw His present help from us, we shall be made a story and a byword through the world.
~ John Winthrop - [Achievement]

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I never said all actors are cattle, what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
~ Alfred Hitchcock - [Acting and Actors]

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I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn't pronounce my R's. I wasn't a beauty.
~ Barbara Walters - [Achievement]

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If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either.
~ Anonymous - [Achievement]

 

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