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#1. Sobriety diminishes, discriminates, and says no; drunkenness expands, unites, and says yes. Not through mere perversity do men run after it. - Author: William James
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#2. Maybe someday I'll have that, bit it won't be with Ridge, and knowing that diminishes whatever ray of hope shone through the storm of my week. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#3. Live so fully and so brilliantly that your pain diminishes in your aliveness. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#4. Grief is an element. It has its own cycle like the carbon cycle, the nitrogen. It never diminishes not ever. It passes in and out of everything. - Author: Peter Heller
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#5. Mutants, super beings, gods, aliens, a guy who sticks to walls at one extreme, a creature who eats planets at the other; Each one that comes into being, they feel, diminishes the rest of humanity, ordinary homo sapiens, that little bit more. - Author: Jim Lee
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#6. All my life I've lived with a future which constantly diminishes but never vanishes. - Author: Mark Doty
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#7. We (Christians) are always in the presence of God. There is never a non-sacred moment! His presence never diminishes. Our awareness of His presence may falter, but the reality of His presence never changes. - Author: Max Lucado
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#8. If anything diminishes a person, it is the cancer of constant complaining. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#9. My views of the missionary object are, indeed, different from what they were when I was first set on fire by Buchanan's 'Star in the East' six years ago. But it does not always happen that a closer acquaintance with an object diminishes our attachment and preference. - Author: Adoniram Judson
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#10. The more we see the unconscionable ends to which the human spirit can descend when it is determined to remain autonomous, the more our confidence in human methods diminishes. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#11. The darkness diminishes by dawn of light. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#12. Through right nutrition and exercise. If you don't equate the body with who you are, when beauty fades, vigor diminishes, - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#13. I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. - Author: Rosa Parks
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#14. Draw, as much and as often as you can. When drawing lies fallow, the skill diminishes. - Author: Gene Black
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#15. Secrets have power," Widget begins. "And that power diminishes when they are shared, so they are best kept and kept well. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#16. As love increases, prudence diminishes. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#17. Happy are they whose pens fly across the page; I myself hesitate, I falter. I become angry and fearful. My drive diminishes as my taste improves. I brood more over an ill-suited word than I rejoice over a well proportioned paragraph. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#18. When we grow older and begin to realize that our omnipotence is really not so omnipotent, that our strongest wishes are not powerful enough to make the impossible possible, the fear that we have contributed to the death of a loved one diminishes - and with it, the guilt. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#19. Eventually, life of the party is just like any other job. I've thought of myself that way at times, but it's sort of like holding everybody hostage. It diminishes everyone else. And ultimately, your friends don't require it of you. - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#20. The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers. - Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater
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#21. Time which diminishes all things increases understanding for the aging. - Author: Plutarch
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#22. A holy war is a contradiction in terms. War dehumanizes, war diminishes, war debases all those who wage it. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#23. An attitude of gratitude increases abundance and diminishes fear. - Author: Jeffrey Fry
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#24. A passed pawn increase in strength as the number of pieces on the board diminishes. - Author: Jose Raul Capablanca
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#25. Grief diminishes when it has nothing to grow upon. - Author: Publilius Syrus
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#26. The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality. - Author: Marya Mannes
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#27. By nature, I think I am a pretty private person, and that is what is hard even doing interviews for films that I really love doing, because in some ways, it diminishes the experience that I had. - Author: Steve Buscemi
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#28. Bongo's sobs are hurled out
like paintballs from a skirmish gun
until the force diminishes
into a trickle of sobs
that wind up the exorcism. - Author: Emma Cameron
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#29. We do not have forever to say whatever. For with every single day that goes by, the odds of our opinion(s) being read or heard diminishes. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#30. When men and women are loyal to ourselves and others, when we love justice, we understand fully the myriad ways in which lying diminishes and erodes the possibility of meaningful, caring connection, that it stands in the way of love. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#31. I tend to admire dead people more than the living. All too often, human reality diminishes the glowing reputation. - Author: William Boyd
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#32. Money without wisdom diminishes the pleasure and enjoyment of wealth. - Author: James Cook
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#33. Since every death diminishes us a little,
we grieve - not so much for the death
as for ourselves. - Author: Lynn Caine
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#34. To call a king "Prince" is pleasing, because it diminishes his rank. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#35. True love is unbounded, unmitigated, and lasts forever. It never diminishes with time and distance. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#36. I once heard that when fear takes possession of the heart of a person, it diminishes them - Author: Chigozie Obioma
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#37. It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#38. Self-love diminishes no one. It blesses others. - Author: Annette Vaillancourt
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#39. The faculty of using my resources well diminishes when their number grows. - Author: Robert Bresson
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#40. Whatever the color of a man's skin, we are all mankind. So every denial of freedom, of equal opportunity for a livelihood, or for an education, diminishes me. - Author: Everett Dirksen
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#41. The bigger a state becomes the more liberty diminishes. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#42. Better to be an animal than a man, an insect than an animal, a plant than an insect, and so on.
Salvation? Whatever diminishes the kingdom of consciousness and compromises its supremacy. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#43. We believe it wrong ever to take a dollar from a free citizen without a very necessary public purpose, because each such taking diminishes the freedom to spend that dollar as its owner would prefer. - Author: Mitch Daniels
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#44. Absence diminishes minor passions and inflames great ones, as the wind douses a candle and fans a fire. La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680 OBSERVANCE - Author: Robert Greene
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#45. Most of those who died did not die of hunger but of hatred. Feeling hatred diminishes you. It eats at your from within and attacks the immune system. When you have hatred inside you, it always crushes you in the end. - Author: Tahar Ben Jelloun
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#46. Any time we look at our Maker with love, our importance in our own eyes diminishes, and we are filled with awe and humility and love for others. - Author: Julian Of Norwich
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#47. as technology expands the reach of mind, a comprehension of what it actually is and ontologically designs diminishes. - Author: Tony Fry
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#48. Mathematical rigor is like clothing; in its style it ought to suit the occasion, and it diminishes comfort and restricts freedom of movement if it is either too loose or too tight. - Author: George F. Simmons
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#49. I felt that one of the major issues in the third film is that Luke is finally on his own and has to fight Vader and the Emperor by himself. If you get a sense that Yoda or Ben is there to help him or to somehow influence him, it diminishes the power of the scene. - Author: George Lucas
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#50. Failure to recognize the power of words in conveying difficult information diminishes opportunities for growth and move people away from rather than toward good resolutions. - Author: Carolyn Stone
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#51. Anger diminishes our power to distinguish right from wrong, and this ability is one of the highest human attributes. If it is lost, we are lost. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#52. Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase. This is as true of humans as it is of gas molecules in a sealed flask. The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who so survive. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#53. Science tells us that love not only diminishes the experience of physical pain but can make us - and our beloveds - healthier. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#54. Remember that a sincere apology never diminishes the apologizer. - Author: David Mitchell
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#55. Genre might certainly increase some of your narrative freedoms, but it also diminishes others. That's the nature of genre. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#56. The car, by bisecting the human outline, diminishes it, producing a race of half-people in a motion not of their own making - Author: Marya Mannes
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#57. Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division. That is life. - Author: R.A. Salvatore
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#58. I hold it to be a proof of great prudence for men to abstain from threats and insulting words toward anyone, for neither diminishes the strength of the enemy. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#59. Our test is infallible. Whatever view of reality deepens our sense of the tremendous issues of life in the world wherein we move, is for us nearer the truth than any view which diminishes that sense. - Author: William Ralph Inge
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#60. Self-inflicted pain has a calming effect; it clears the head, diminishes one's fascination with the ego, and most important, gives one the sense of having taken some real action against the everyday foolishness of the body and of the vagrant, willful, heedless imagination. - Author: Valerie Martin
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#61. Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#62. Self-love increases or diminishes for us the good qualities of our friends, in proportion to the satisfaction we feel with them; and we judge of their merit by the manner in which they act towards us. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#63. The catchers delight in the moment so frozen but soon discover that the nightingale expires, its clear flutelike song diminishes to silence, the trapped moment grows withered and without life. - Author: Alan Lightman
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#64. Of course, when one is faced with a canvas, one is no longer alone, and the sense of solitude diminishes. This can be an agreeable passage of time. In fact, solitude then becomes a kind of companion. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#65. Lithium prevents my seductive but disastrous highs, diminishes my depressions, clears out the wool and webbing from my disordered thinking, slows me down, gentles me out, keeps me from ruining my career and relationships, keeps me out of a hospital, alive, and makes psychotherapy possible. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#66. Any man's death diminishes us, but when an artist passes away, we lose not just an island but an entire archipelago. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#67. I've always felt that if you back down from a fear, the ghost of that fear never goes away. It diminishes people. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#68. I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man in his dignity is a crime. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#69. Happiness is really rooted in simplicity. The tendency to excessiveness in thought and action diminishes happiness. - Author: Brian L. Weiss
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#70. That which serves our spirits enhances our bodies. That which diminishes our spirits diminishes our bodies. - Author: Caroline Myss
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#71. When one's mind is made up ... fear diminishes. - Author: Rosa Parks
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#72. someone fundamentally diminishes our shared humanity. I'm not even sure I was conscious of that behavior - Author: Brene Brown
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#73. Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#74. Every State which breaks the equilibrium in its own favor only causes the other States to combine against it, and thereby diminishes its influence and power. - Author: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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#75. Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#76. Youth is marked by a breathtaking novelty that diminishes with each year of age - until life becomes a delusive struggle to break routines, escape the ordinary, and rediscover the joy of discovery. - Author: Zack Love
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#77. After adolescence, if one's life is sufficiently interesting, the desire to tell oneself stories diminishes. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#78. Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#79. As artists, we do the work that we do. Receiving an award or not receiving an award in no way diminishes one's talent or value. - Author: Phylicia Rashad
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#80. Each man's death diminishes me, for I am involved in mankind. Therefore, ask not to know for whom the bell tolls. It tolls for thee. - John Donne - Author: Meg Cabot
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#81. Solve global warming, eliminate the nuclear threat, and we will still have to confront the vastness of our species and the way it diminishes, without thinking, all the other species around it. - Author: Verlyn Klinkenborg
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#82. Even beauty diminishes with study. It is better to glance than gawk. - Author: Josiah Bancroft
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#83. Absense diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#84. Although generally our sight diminishes with age; I submit that our vision improves. The older we get, the more clearly we see our life's decisions played out to their logical conclusions. - Author: David C. Maloney
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#85. Humor simultaneously wounds and heals, indicts and pardons, diminishes and enlarges; it constitutes inner growth at the expense of outer gain, and those who possess and honestly practice it make themselves more through a willingness to make themselves less. - Author: Louis Kronenberger
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#86. Decide to forgive: For resentment is negative; resentment is poisoning; resentment diminishes and devours the self. - Author: Robert Muller
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#87. The stress of an action diminishes rapidly after that action is performed. - Author: Marshall Sylver
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#88. I think in many ways, the texture of technology actually diminishes human beings. It doesn't augment them. - Author: Tod Machover
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#89. Wanting someone so much that his very presence takes your breath away is one of the most thrilling happenings in life. Not getting him in no way diminishes this. - Author: Perry Brass
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#90. Habit simplifies our movements, makes them accurate, and diminishes fatigue. - Author: William James
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#91. Everything that exalts and expands consciousness is good, while that which depresses and diminishes it is evil. - Author: Miguel De Unamuno
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#92. Whatever diminishes life is evil, and whatever enhances life is good. - Author: John Shelby Spong
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#93. To try to write love is to confront the muck of language; that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive (by the limitless expansion of the ego, by emotive submersion) and impoverished (by the codes on which love diminishes and levels it). - Author: Roland Barthes
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#94. The King plays a most important part in the endgame, and gains in power and activity as the number of pieces on the board diminishes. Acting in eight different directions, he becomes, instead of the weakest piece, one of the most formidable units. - Author: Eugene Znosko-Borovsky
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#95. After each night we are emptier: our mysteries and our griefs have leaked away into our dreams. Thus sleep's labor not only diminishes the power of our thought, but even that of our secrets. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#96. The magic of scavenging is in the serendipity of the find; to actually hunt for objects - though sometimes necessary - diminishes the pleasure of finding them. - Author: Barbara Hodgson
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#97. Fear of punishment diminishes self-esteem and goodwill. - Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg
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#98. Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones. - Author: Holly Black
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#99. Poverty diminishes confidence. So if someone offers you a grain store, even if you really need a plough, you take what is offered to you. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#100. Faith diminishes fears. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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