May Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About May

#1. Fatally powerful as religious systems have been, human nature is stronger and wider, and though dogmas may hamper they cannot absolutely repress its growth. - Author: George Eliot
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#2. Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface. - Author: Paul Goodman
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#3. I believe that eclecticism is a virtue. It may not be a word, but its definitely a virtue. - Author: Will Smith
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#4. without forgoing, one may not be able to go for - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#5. Consult ... /what reinforcement we may gain from hope,/If not, what resolution from despair. - Author: John Milton
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#6. Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions may be right, your reasons are sure to be wrong. - Author: James Mansfield
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#7. Should you be unfortunate enough to have vices, you may, to a certain degree, even dignify them by a strict observance of decorum;at least they will lose something of their natural turpitude. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#8. From the moment I start a new novel, life's just one endless torture. The first few chapters may go fairly well and I may feel there's still a chance to prove my worth, but that feeling soon disappears and every day I feel less and less satisfied. - Author: Emile Zola
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#9. I passed what I thought was a Halloween parade, which was disorienting since I was fairly sure this was May. When I stopped on the corner of Sixteenth Street and made a closer inspection it turned out to be something called a "Gay Pride Parade," which made my stomach turn. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#10. In every single culture I encountered, there were always women who defied cultural norms to do what they believed was right for them. This phenomenon has never been related to how rich, poor, successful or not successful the woman may be. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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#11. Usually when we reason, our minds have a tendency to grab any information that seems to be related to the topic, in the process retrieving both relevant cues and those that seem somehow to be connected but may not actually matter - Author: Anonymous
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#12. One of the most frightening things about your true nerd, for may people, is not that he's socially inept - because everybody's been there - but rather his complete lack of embarrassment about it. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#13. I brought you here to tell you this: sometimes what we are searching for does not exist. We may sacrifice for it, even bleed for it, but it was never meant to be ours. - Author: Esther Dalseno
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#14. The storm may be tempestuous, but it is only temporary. - Author: William Gurnall
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#15. The man who recognizes the truth of any human relation and neglects the duty involved is not a true man.... A man may be aware of the highest truths of many things, and yet not be a true man, inasmuch as the essentials of manhood are not his aim: he has not come into the flower of his own being. - Author: George MacDonald
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#16. We may not be able to witness our own eulogy, but we're actually writing it all the time, every day. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#17. The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#18. Those who wish to sit, shut their eyes,
and meditate to know if the world's true or lies,
may do so. It's their choice. But I meanwhile
with hungry eyes that can't be satisfied
shall take a look at the world in broad daylight. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#19. In public, as well as in private expences, great wealth may, perhaps, frequently be admitted as an apology for great folly. - Author: Adam Smith
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#20. Thus the conscience, though it may lead the unsaved man aright in some areas, cannot save him, since it is defiled, seared, and evil. But in regeneration it is cleansed and used by the Lord to guide the believer in his political, vocational, spiritual, and social relations. - Author: Charles C. Ryrie
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#21. In the knockout tournaments, it's futile to prepare for a grand finale. You may have worked out many strategies for the final. But you may lose in the first round itself. - Author: Viswanathan Anand
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#22. Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale and a fair entry into His kingdom, which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar, that you find not the rub of death. - Author: Donald Cargill
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#23. A truth may be useful without being understood, indeed without being believed. - Author: Frank Durham
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#24. Festina lente may well be his motto - Author: Bram Stoker
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#25. I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is. - Author: Winston Groom
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#26. Though one may acquire much in wealth, fame, or honor, the real joy of life does not lie there but, rather, in keeping the romance of living going. Nothing gives such complete and profound happiness as the perpetually fresh wonder and mystery of exciting life. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#27. You are the author of your lives book. While there may be fixed chapters ahead, you choose how to fill the pages within each one. - Author: Ricky Mathieson
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#28. The man that will nocht quhen he may Sall haif nocht quhen he wald. - Author: Robert Henryson
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#29. Even a hare, the weakest of animals, may insult a dead lion. - Author: Aesop
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#30. Explain to the mothers and fathers of American servicemen that may come home in body bags why their son or daughter have to give up their life? - Author: Sean Hannity
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#31. Cowspiracy may be the most important film made to inspire saving the planet. - Author: Louie Psihoyos
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#32. I'm always interested in understanding the math of things and understanding as much as I can about all aspects of business. And what I learn today may be useful to me two years from now. That'sreally the wonderful thing about investments is your knowledge is cumulative. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#33. Letters are so much easier than living. One can give one's best. - Author: May Sarton
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#34. The winner asks, "May I help?" The loser asks, "Do you expect me to do that?" - Author: William Arthur Ward
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#35. A harem is not a brothel, as so many Westerners erroneously believe. It is merely the women's living quarters. Male relatives can join them
but no male nonrelatives may do so. It is hardly a den of eroticism. - Author: Phyllis Chesler
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#36. The art of spreading rumors may be compared to the art of pin-making. There is usually some truth, which I call the wire; as this passes from hand to hand, one gives it a polish, another a point, others make and put on the head, and at last the pin is completed. - Author: John Newton
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#37. New research suggests that we may hold an unconscious bias against creative ideas much like we do in cases of racism or phobias. - Author: Anonymous
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#38. Genius may be a necessary precondition for creating a masterpiece but it's never a sufficient one. - Author: James Shapiro
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#39. The acting director of the Secret Service, Joseph Clancy, said they may make the fence around the White House taller because of the recent security failures. When asked if he had any other ideas, he said, 'Uh, make the sidewalk lower?' - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#40. Use your voice for good in this world, it may not seem like it's getting you anywhere, but in the end good wins. - Author: Heather Wolf
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#41. By yielding you may obtain victory - Author: Ovid
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#42. Do I use VORP? I may be using it and not even know it, and if I am, it's nobody's business. There are a lot of different criteria in judging players. I think I use, um, esoteric qualitative mathematical review times five. That's one of them. - Author: Ned Colletti
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#43. A scar is a wound that has healed. We need to bring our wounds to Jesus, let Him heal them, and use our scars for Jesus. Our scars may be our greatest ministry. - Author: Adrian Rogers
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#44. Any life, however long and complicated it may be, actually consists of a single moment - the moment when a man knows forever more who he is. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#45. The gold-digger is the enemy of the honest laborer, whatever checks and compensations there may be. It is not enough to tell me that you worked hard to get your gold. So does the Devil work hard. The way of transgressors may be hard in many respects. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#46. What was wonderful was that even within the drunkenness of two a.m., each of you somehow recognized the more permanent worth and pleasure of the other. You may have arrived with others, will perhaps cohabit this night with others, but both of you have found your fates. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#47. May all beings everywhere with whom we are inseparably connected, be fulfilled, awakened, liberated and free. May there be peace in this world and throughout the entire universe, and may we all together complete the spiritual journey. - Author: Surya Das
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#48. A beautiful eyelash is an important adjunct to the eye. The lashes may be lengthened by trimming them occasionally in childhood. Care should be taken that this trimming is done neatly and evenly, and especially that the points of the scissors do not penetrate the eye. - Author: Eliza Bisbee Duffey
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#49. People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#50. There is some help for all the defects of fortune; for, if a man cannot attain to the length of his wishes, he may have his remedy by cutting of them shorter. - Author: Abraham Cowley
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#51. If you are eagerly looking for salvation, and if you believe in God, you may ... become acquainted with the Christ of God, and, after being initiated [a reference to baptism], live a happy life. - Author: Justin Martyr
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#52. I think the most important recipe for a good date is just spending time with somebody and really connecting and feeling like the best version of yourself regardless of what you may be doing. - Author: Sophia Bush
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#53. If one evening you feel sad enough to cry, look up. Your tears will not fall and the starry night may bring joy to your soul. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#54. A state of society where men may not speak their minds cannot long endure. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#55. Conceit may bring about one's own downfall. - Author: Aesop
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#56. May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future. - Author: Jimi Hendrix
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#57. A superior man may be made to go to the well, but he cannot be made to go down into it. He may be imposed upon, but he cannot be fooled. - Author: Confucius
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#58. We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather around us, that they may see their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer perhaps even a fiercer life because of our quiet. William Butler Yeats - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#59. Cast your mind on other days that we in coming days may be still the indomitable Irishry. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#60. In many ways, each of us is the sum total of what our ancestors were. The virtues they had may be our virtues, their strengths our strengths, and, in a way, their challenges could be our challenges. - Author: James E. Faust
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#61. Whatever advantages may have arisen, in the past, out of the existence of a specially favored and highly privileged aristocracy, it is clear to me that today no argument can stand that supports unequal opportunity or any intrinsic disqualification for sharing in the whole of life. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#62. She is a storm cloud of sorrow. You wander in, you may never find your way out. - Author: Julie Berry
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#63. Won't You guide me through the dark night of the soul That I may better understand Your way ... Let me purify my thoughts and words and deeds That I may be a vehicle for Thee ... Give me my rapture today. - Author: Van Morrison
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#64. Streams may spring from one source and yet some may be clear and some be foul. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#65. An incompetent person in a responsible position may cause huge damage. Such a person should act less and think more. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#66. If you destroy the credibility of those people or institutions that could undermine your own, you create an opportunity for your voice, however irresponsible or misleading it may be, to gain traction. - Author: John Yarmuth
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#67. These new technologies are not yet inevitable. But if they blossom fully into being, freedom may irrevocably perish. This is a fight not only for the meaning of our individual lives, but for the meaning of our life together. - Author: Bill McKibben
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#68. I always write with my .357 magnum handy. Why? Well, you never know when God may try to interfere. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#69. A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing. - Author: William Barclay
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#70. The biggest issue of the twenty-first century is not necessarily the "decline" of neighborhood. It may be that we have all moved to a new neighborhood and have not learned how to get along with the new neighbors. - Author: Diana Butler Bass
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#71. Our love is perfect. And even though we may not be, our love creates a bridge that spans over our imperfections and joins us where it matters. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#72. The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of room, not try to be or do anything whatever. - Author: May Sarton
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#73. Thinking about writing isn't writing. Planning to write isn't writing. Neither is talking about it, posting about it, or complaining how hard it is. These may be part of the process. But only writing is writing. - Author: Jack Ketchum
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#74. AMELIA: To my friends, and family: You all may be batsh*t crazy, but even if I got to choose, I'd still choose to be with you. Life is fragile, and tomorrow is never a sure thing, so thanks for sharing your lives with me..... - Author: Amelia Hutchins
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#75. There is no greater isolation a man may experience than to be lonely in a crowd. - Author: Claire North
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#76. Whatever clutter may be getting in your way during a conversation or communication, use the simple acronym HEAR to enter a more spacious and less defensive awareness. HEAR stands for: hold all assumptions; enter the emotional world; absorb and accept; and reflect, then respect. H - Author: Donald Altman
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#77. A drop of ink may make a million think. - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#78. Abuse may consist of physical maltreatment or language that is belittling, discriminatory ... - Author: Asa Don Brown
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#79. Religion is realization; not talk, nor doctrine, nor theories however beautiful they may be. It is being and becoming, not hearing, or acknowledging; it is the whole soul becoming what it believes. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#80. May my soul forever stay wild and my spirit always be adventurous. - Author: Zascha Friis
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#81. You may say suicide is a loss of control and cowardly. Foolish as it may sound, I am prepared to argue. - Author: Dee Remy
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#82. In the world of reality the more beautiful a work of art, the longer, we may be sure, was the time required to make it, and the greater the number of different minds which assisted in its development. - Author: Lafcadio Hearn
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#83. Take that, you scum-sucking snipes. Eat your words and your cruelty. May you drown in it and die. (Nick) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#84. Even beauty may present a prism wearying to the eye. - Author: Michel, 14th Prince Of Ligne
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#85. And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#86. In this world of endless opportunities our dreams compete. If we wait to start a journey, the destination may not be anymore what we wanted to find. - Author: Gisela Hausmann
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#87. May the Lord grant you tender kind heart. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#88. Oh my God. For most of eternity, I won't exist. That leaves two options: live forever or destroy the universe. Hm... I may have to quit my day job for this. - Author: Zach Weinersmith
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#89. Age doesn't arrive slowly, it comes in a rush. One day nothing has changed, a week later, everything has. A week may be too long a time, it can happen overnight. You are the same and still the same and suddenly one morning two distinct lines, ineradicable, have appeared at the corners of your mouth. - Author: James Salter
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#90. Still anyone who trusts a serpent deserves its bite. The wise see a creature for what it is, not what it says it may be. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#91. Most mystics do not want to read religious wisdom; they want to be it. A postcard of a beautiful lake is not a beautiful lake, and Sufis may be defined as those who dance in the lake. - Author: Huston Smith
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#92. One life may change the world. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#93. The British people have spoken, and there will be a different future for the U.K. - different but a brighter, more optimistic future. We may have to go through some difficult times to get there, but get there we will. - Author: Theresa May
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#94. Who aspires to remain leader must keep in advance of his column. His fear must not play traitor to his occasions. The instant he falls into line with his followers, a bolder spirit may throw himself at the head of the movement initiated, and in that moment his leadership is gone. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#95. You rich kids are all the same. Daddy may give you everything you want but the world won't, and it's my job to teach you that. - Author: Evelyn Smith
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#96. You may have learned from your mother or any other hunted woman. Smiling at devils is a useful learned thing. Swallowing discomfort down in spades. Holding it tight in your belly. Ageing on the inside only. Keeping it forever sexy. - Author: Yrsa Daley-Ward
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#97. I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms, dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry; all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it. - Author: Allen Tate
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#98. The recognition of virtue is not less valuable from the lips of the man who hates it, since truth forces him to acknowledge it; and though he may be unwilling to take it into his inmost soul, he at least decks himself out in its trappings. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#99. I have now lost my barrier between me and death; God grant I may live to be as well prepared for it, as I confidently believe her to have been! If the way to Heaven be through piety, truth, justice and charity, she is there. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#100. He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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