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#1. Three blind mice walk into a pub. But they are all unaware of their surroundings, so to derive humour from it would be exploitative. - Author: Bill Bailey
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#2. I feel that whatever virtues the novel may have are very much connected with the limitations you mention. I am not writing a conventional novel, and I think that the quality of the novel I write will derive precisely from the peculiarity or aloneness, if you will, of the experience I write from. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#3. What a pity that most young people instead of seeing one animal in nature--which is worth a hundred in any Zoo--must derive their knowledge of God's creatures from their appearance in prisons. ... How do we manage to think that we know all about an animal by gazing at him penned in a cage? - Author: Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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#4. Never underestimate the joy people derive from hearing something they already know. - Author: Enrico Fermi
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#5. Contrology is not a fatiguing system of dull, boring, abhorred exercises repeated daily "ad-nauseam." Neither does it demand you joining a gymnasium nor the purchasing of expensive apparatus. You may derive all the benefits of Contrology in your own home. - Author: Joseph Pilates
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#6. I'm not a video brat. I don't derive all my inspiration through movies. I get it from a lot of other places, too. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#7. Morals - all correct moral laws - derive from the instinct to survive. Moral behavior is survival behavior above the individual level. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#8. The income men derive from producing things of slight consequence is of great consequence to them. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#9. The print does not always have the same shape as the body that impressed it, and it doesn't always derive from the pressure of a body. At times it reproduces the impression a body has left in our mind: it is the print of an idea. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#10. If you've got short, stubby fingers and wear reading glasses, any relaxation you would normally derive from fly fishing is completely eliminated when you try to tie on a fly. - Author: Jack Ohman
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#11. The words "genius" and "genuine" derive from the same root. The core of genius is authenticity. - Author: Alan Cohen
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#12. Both noun (eusebia) and verb (sebizo) derive from the Greek root seb-, which refers to the awe that radiates from gods to humans and is given back as worship. Everything related to this root has fear in it. - Author: Sophocles
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#13. Misers take care of property as if it belonged to them, but derive no more benefit from it than if it belonged to others. - Author: Wilfred Bion
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#14. The possibility of circular reasoning arises-that is, using the temperature record to derive a key input to climate models that are then tested against the temperature record. - Author: Theodore Wilbur Anderson
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#15. Scripture ... does not derive its authority from the fact that we use it, not even when we use Scripture in faith. - Author: G. C. Berkouwer
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#16. As the financial experts all over the world use machines to unwind Gordian knots of financial arrangements so complex that only machines can make - 'derive' - and trade them, we have to wonder: Are we living in a bad sci-fi movie? Is the Matrix made of credit default swaps? - Author: Richard Dooling
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#17. To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#18. Basically, to lead without a title is to derive your power within the organisation not from your position but from your competence, effectiveness, relationships, excellence, innovation and ethics. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#19. Reason ought not, like vanity, to adorn herself with ancient parchments, and the display of a genealogical tree; more dignified in her proceedings, and proud of her immortal nature, she ought to derive everything from herself. - Author: Suzanne Curchod
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#20. Generative metaphors and proverbs both derive their power from a clever substitution: They substitute something easy to think about for something difficult. - Author: Chip Heath
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#21. Whence, then, did the cathedral derive its power? Clearly here: It took back the family into the confidences of religion. It taught man and woman how the human and the divine love could go hand in hand. - Author: Jenkin Lloyd Jones
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#22. [13] Everything in nature works according to laws. Only a rational being has a will - which is the ability to act according to the thought of laws, i.e. to act on principle. To derive actions from laws you need reason, so that's what will is - practical reason. - Author: Anonymous
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#23. None of these things are foretold to me; but either to my paltry body, or property, or reputation, or children, or wife. But to me all omens are lucky, if I will. For whichever of these things happens, it is in my control to derive advantage from it. - Author: Epictetus
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#24. At my age, 85, I'm at age where I can look back and derive some conclusions about my actions. My rule has been try to learn, try to understand what happened. Develop the lessons and pass them on. - Author: Robert McNamara
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#25. Nothing is more apt to deceive us than our own judgment of our work. We derive more benefit from having our faults pointed out by our enemies than from hearing the opinions of friends. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#26. Our second remark is, that the office is of divine appointment, not merely in the sense in which the civil powers are ordained of God, but in the sense that ministers derive their authority from Christ, and not from the people. - Author: Charles Hodge
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#27. I still derive immense pleasure from remembering how many hod-carrying brickies were encouraged to put on lurex tights and mince up and down the high street, having been assured by know-it-alls like me that a smidgen of blusher really attracted the birds. - Author: David Bowie
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#28. Men are like plants; the goodness and flavor of the fruit proceeds from the peculiar soil and exposition in which they grow. We are nothing but what we derive from the air we breathe, the climate we inhabit, the government we obey, the system of religion we profess, and the nature of our employment. - Author: J. Hector St. John De Crevecoeur
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#29. People derive the most satisfaction from doing the best they can. - Author: Isadore Sharp
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#30. During civil disturbance adopt such an attitude that people do not attach any importance to you - they neither burden you with complicated affairs, nor try to derive any advantage out of you. - Author: Ali Ibn Abi Talib
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#31. The idea that one might derive satisfaction from his or her successful work, because that work is ingenious, beautiful, or just pleasing, has become ridiculed. - Author: Niklaus Wirth
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#32. It's no surprise that Mitt Romney bent himself into a pretzel to disavow the portions of Obamacare that derive from his own reform in Massachusetts. - Author: Timothy Noah
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#33. Courtesy is a science of the highest importance. It is ... opening a door that we may derive instruction from the example of others, and at the same time enabling us to benefit them by our example, if there be anything in our character worthy of imitation. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#34. The difficulties of many European countries derive from their corporatism: state projects serving cronies and vast social protection programmes, both run by elites. These surged in the 1970s and 1980s. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#35. We are convinced that the public generally will derive far better results from fixed-value investments, if selected with exceeding care, than from speculative operations, even though these may be aided by considerable education in financial matters. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#36. Thought is metaphoric, and proceeds by comparison, and the metaphors of language derive therefrom. - Author: I. A. Richards
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#37. You must linger among a limited number of master thinkers, and digest their works, if you would derive ideas which shall win firm hold in your mind. - Author: Seneca.
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#38. Tibetan thangka paintings and derive strength from their beauty. - Author: Sogyal Rinpoche
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#39. Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#40. A single action could derive from many motivations. I should never assume. - Author: Rachel Hartman
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#41. Neither a person nor a nation can exist without some higher idea. And there is only one higher idea on earth, and it is the idea of the immortality of the human soul, for all other "higher" ideas of life by which humans might live derive from that idea alone. - Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
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#42. In populous cities, which are the seat of commerce and manufactures, the middle ranks of inhabitants, who derive their subsistence from the dexterity or labour of their hands, are commonly the most prolific, the most useful, and, in that sense, the most respectable part of the community. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#43. In short, we derive support for our preferred conclusions by listening to the words that we put in the mouths of people who have already been preselected for their willingness to say what we want to hear. - Author: Daniel M. Gilbert
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#44. I take it to be from the greatest extremes, both in virtue and in vice, that the uniformly virtuous and reformed in life can derive the greatest and most salutary truths and impressions. - Author: Deborah Sampson
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#45. [W]here other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given. - Author: Jane Austen
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#46. There are men in the world who derive as stern an exaltation from the proximity of disaster and ruin, as others from success. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#47. All wars derive from lack of empathy: the incapacity of one to understand and accept the likeness or difference of another. Whether in nations or the encounters of race and sex, competition then replaces compassion, subjection excludes mutuality. - Author: Marya Mannes
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#48. Razzia: what is the time?" Razzia nodded. "Time is a social construct designed to derive order from chaos. - Author: Derek Landy
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#49. It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#50. We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books that are said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or from an unseen world, but directly from life. - Author: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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#51. God makes all chosen souls pass through a fearful time of poverty, misery, and nothingness. He desires to destroy in them gradually all the help and confidence they derive from themselves so that He may be their sole source of support, their confidence, their hope, their only resource. - Author: Jean-Pierre De Caussade
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#52. He reasoned that if choices and decisions derive from hidden mental processes, then free choice is either an illusion or, at minimum, more tightly constrained than previously considered. - Author: David Eagleman
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#53. Love wants to rise, not to be held down by anything base ... He who loves flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back. Derive happiness from yourself, from a good day's work, from the clearing that it makes in the fog that surrounds us. - Author: Henri Matisse
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#54. Lowell is my home. It is where I drew my first breath. It is where I will always derive a sense of place and a sense of belonging - Author: Paul Tsongas
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#55. I don't think it would be a good idea for scientists to have more political power. Scientists as a group are more inclined to try to derive an ought from an is, than the population at large. - Author: David Deutsch
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#56. The growing child must derive a vitalizing sense of reality from the awareness that his individual way of mastering experience (his ego synthesis) is a successful variant of a group identity and is in accord with its space-time and life plan. - Author: Erik Erikson
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#57. Cats can derive their nutrition from the air they breathe until you get the message that the Fish Fin Buffet you put in their bowl three days ago will never be acceptable. - Author: Kathy Young
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#58. We derive our vitality from our store of madness. - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#59. Common stock investors can make money by predicting the outcomes of practice evolution. You can't derive this by fundamental analysis - you must think biologically. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#60. True intelligence does not derive from thought. True intelligence uses thought. - Author: Adyashanti
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#61. It is remarkable, the character of the pleasure we derive from the best books. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#62. Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins. Republics ... derive their strength and vigor from a popular examination into the action of the magistrates. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#63. When we are in competition with ourselves, and match our todays against our yesterdays, we derive encouragement from past misfortunes and blemishes. Moreover, the competition with ourselves leaves unimpaired our benevolence toward our fellow men. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#64. Governments derive their just power from the consent of the governed - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#65. Physiology seeks to derive the processes in our own nervous system from general physical forces, without considering whether these processes are or are not accompanied by processes of consciousness. - Author: Wilhelm Wundt
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#66. I will pause to consider this eternity from which the subsequent ones derive. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#67. Some people just derive great joy from making other people laugh. And I do, but I don't feel like I need to do it 24 hours a day. - Author: Steve Carell
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#68. Although the method is simple, it shows how, mathematically, random brute force can overcome precise logic. It's a numerical approach that uses quantity to derive quality. - Author: Liu Cixin
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#69. If mutual respect does derive from unilateral respect, it does so by opposition. - Author: Jean Piaget
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#70. An independent judiciary does not mean judges independent of the Constitution from which they derive their power or independent of the laws that they are sworn to uphold. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#71. The compulsion to do, and the tendency to derive your sense of self-worth and identity from external factors such as achievement, is an inevitable illusion as long as you are identified with the mind. This makes it hard or impossible for you to accept the low cycles and allow them to be. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#72. "The twins no longer derive their sustenance from Nature's founts - in short," said Mr. Micawber, in one of his bursts of confidence, "they are weaned ... " - Author: Charles Dickens
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#73. The brilliance of enslaving the spirit is that it is an invisible prison from which the inmate appears to derive some comfort. - Author: Alice Walker
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#74. Some of the most profound realizations that I came to about health did not derive from medicine, but derived from surfing. - Author: Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz
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#75. Genius does not seem to derive any great support from syllogisms. Its carriage is free; its manner has a touch of inspiration. We see it come, but we never see it walk. - Author: Joseph De Maistre
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#76. I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. - Author: Srikumar Rao
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#77. In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#78. The rich of this world will vanish like smoke, and no memory of their past pleasures will remain. But even in their lifetime they do not enjoy them without bitterness, weariness and fear, for the very things whence they derive their pleasures often carry with them the seeds of sorrow. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#79. She, like many, had always thought that mathematics did not derive its meaning from the universe, but rather imposed some meaning onto the universe. Physical - Author: Ted Chiang
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#80. Children must receive music instruction as naturally as food, with as much pleasure as they derive from a ball game, and this must happen from the beginning of their lives. - Author: Leonard Bernstein
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#81. All feelings derive and become alive, whether negative or positive, from the power of Thought - Author: Sydney Banks
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#82. The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#83. An economy genuinely local and neighborly offers to localities a measure of security that they cannot derive from a national or a global economy controlled by people who, by principle, have no local commitment. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#84. A sensible man ought to think about that well being is the best of human blessings, and find out how by his personal thought to derive profit from his sicknesses. - Author: Hippocrates
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#85. You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes. - Author: Moses Mendelssohn
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#86. All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#87. Things derive their being and nature by mutual dependence and are nothing in themselves. - Author: Nagarjuna
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#88. Were we faultless, we would not derive such satisfaction from remarking the faults of others. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#89. I do have hobbies - I garden and bike, for example - but there's nothing in the world that gives me even a fraction of the pleasure that I derive from hanging around with my wife and daughter. - Author: Chris Bohjalian
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#90. A person with increasing knowledge and sensory education may derive infinite enjoyment from wine. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#91. But from thine eyes my knowledge I derive, - Author: William Shakespeare
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#92. And truly Philosophy is but sophisticated poetry. Whence do those ancient writers derive all their authority but from the poets? - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#93. Love never asks what benefit it will derive from love. Love from its very nature is a disinterested thing. It loves for the creature's sake it loves, and for nothing else. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#94. It is only from the light which streams constantly from heaven that a tree can derive the energy to strike its roots deep into the soil. The tree is in fact rooted in the sky. - Author: Simone Weil
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#95. Your failures and misfortunes don't threaten other people ... It's your assets and your successes that are problems for people who derive their self-esteem from being superior. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
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#96. Agile methods derive much of their agility by relying on the tacit knowledge embodied in the team, rather than writing the knowleadge down in plans. - Author: Barry Boehm
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#97. Its objects are CONTRACTS with foreign nations which have the force of law, but derive it from the obligations of good faith. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#98. If we had no faults, we would not derive so much pleasure from noting those of other people. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#99. I just love Cape Breton fiddling! I think it's very close. They derive their music from Scottish music. Well, in Donegal we're very influenced by Scottish music as well. Independently the two areas became very alike, because they kind of changed the music a bit from Scotland and we did the same. - Author: Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh
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#100. What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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