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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The place where you can search and browse over 70,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

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There exist certain individuals who are, by nature, given purely to contemplation and are utterly unsuited to action, and who, nevertheless, under a mysterious and unknown impulse, sometimes act with a speed which they themselves would have thought beyond them.
~ Charles Baudelaire - [Contemplation]

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In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Consultants]

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A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
~ Arnold H. Glasgow - [Consultants]

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Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
~ Thomas Hardy - [Contradiction]

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People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be ''consistent.''
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes - [Contradiction]

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Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
~ Samuel Johnson - [Compromise]

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Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward.
~ Reginald W. Kaufman - [Compromise]

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American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
~ Florence King - [Consultants]

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The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master's ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose.
~ Walter Lippmann - [Consultants]

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Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
~ Thomas B. Macaulay - [Constitutions]

 

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