Quotes of life

Last updated January 2nd 2019.

Phrases to live by
Part 4 of 5

Keep and open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out
James E. Oberg

Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife
Johannes Kepler

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It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government, except all those others that have been tried
Winston Churchill

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To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time
Leonard Bernstein

Live as if you were living for the second time and had acted wrongly the first time as you are about to act now
Victor Frankl

Emotion, which is suffering, ceases to be suffering as soon as we form a clear and precise picture of it
Baruch Spinoza

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He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how
Friedrich Nietzsche

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I do like clarity and exact thinking, and I believe they are important to mankind. Because when you allow yourself to think inexactly, your prejudices, your bias, your self-interest comes in in ways you won’t notice. And you’ll do bad things without knowing you are doing them. Self-deception is very easy
Bertrand Russell

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Neither look for nor expect gratitude but rather get whatever comfort you can out of the belief that your effort is constructive in purpose
Winston Churchill

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There is no greatness where there is not simplicity
Leo Tolstoy

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If you think education is expensive, try ignorance
Robert Orben

Until you have done something for humanity you should be ashamed to die
Horace Mann

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Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread
Richard Wright

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