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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 man's best friends are his ten fingers.
~ Robert Collyer - [Labor]

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Even in the meanest sorts of labor, the whole soul of a man is composed into a kind of real harmony the instant he sets himself to work.
~ Thomas Carlyle - [Labor]

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He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.
~ Benjamin Franklin - [Labor]

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I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.
~ Frantz Fanon - [Language]

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I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management.
~ Jean Giraudoux - [Labor]

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If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin they would never have found time to conquer the world.
~ Heinrich Heine - [Language]

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It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
~ Thomas Hardy - [Language]

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Labor is man's greatest function. He is nothing, he can do nothing, he can achieve nothing, he can fulfill nothing, without working.
~ Orville Dewey - [Labor]

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Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Language]

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Language is the archives of history.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Language]

 

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