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What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself.
Catherine Crowe
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Mel Gibson
If I've still got my pants on in the second scene, I think they've sent me the wrong script.
Mel Gibson
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Good families are generally worse than any others.
Anthony Hope
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Jane Austen
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
Jane Austen
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I was married for 30 years. Isn't that enough? I've had my share of dirty underwear on the floor.
Martha Stewart
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Lawrence Durrell
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know.
Lawrence Durrell
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Jane Austen
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.
Jane Austen
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God has made Canada one of those nations which cannot be conquered and cannot be destroyed, except by itself.
Norman Angell
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The greatest service we can do the common man is to abolish him and make all men uncommon.
Norman Angell
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Everywhere I go I see increasing evidence of people swirling about in a human cesspit of their own making.
Norman Angell
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At first, I am giving energy to the creation, but later the creation seems to be giving energy to me.
Robert Fritz
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A universe that came from nothing in the big bang will disappear into nothing at the big crunch. Its glorious few zillion years of existence not even a memory.
Paul Davies
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Jane Austen
One man's ways may be as good as another's, but we all like our own best.
Jane Austen
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When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
Mark Rutherford
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There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them; the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
Mark Rutherford
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Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself.
Mark Rutherford
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A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
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Jane Austen
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.
Jane Austen
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Jane Austen
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.
Jane Austen
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Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.
Martha Stewart
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I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time.
Martha Stewart
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All the things I love is what my business is all about.
Martha Stewart
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I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at is a great opportunity for ideas.
Martha Stewart
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My new motto is: When you're through changing, you're through.
Martha Stewart
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I invented 'It's a good thing' before you were even born.
Martha Stewart
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I don't even like firing people. I don't think I've ever said, 'You're fired' to anybody.
Martha Stewart
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I am a hero worshiper. I love the number one tennis player. I love the number one baseball player. I want to see those records broken.
Martha Stewart
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I think it's very important that whatever you're trying to make or sell, or teach has to be basically good. A bad product and you know what? You won't be here in ten years.
Martha Stewart
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I want you to know that I am innocent - and that I will fight to clear my name.
Martha Stewart
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