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Quote collection #5 (47 quotes)

Francis Bacon “In charity there is no excess.” “Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake.” … Continue reading

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Mark Twain quotes (2)

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” “In Paris they simply stared when I spoke them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own … Continue reading

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Cicero quotes (3)

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” “A home without books is a body without  soul.” “Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.”

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Einstein quotes (3)

“Isn’t it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow.” “Do not worry your problems in mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.” “It is strange to be known so universally and … Continue reading

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Voltaire quotes

“Prejudice, friend, govern the vulgar growd.” “Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.” “The multitude of books is making us ignorant.” “All kind are good except the kinds that bore you.”

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George Bernard Shaw quotes (2)

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” “I’m not a teacher: only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead – ahead of myself as well s you.” “People … Continue reading

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Socrates quotes (3)

“See one promontory, one mountain, one see, one river, and see all.” “Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in fears, and some are cowards under the same conditions.” “A multitude of books … Continue reading

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