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  • Alex Grey I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
    Alex Grey
    American visionary artist, author and teacher
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  • Ferdinand Foch A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
    Ferdinand Foch
    French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland (1851 - 1929)
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  • Andrew Jackson Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) (1767 - 1845)
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  • Bede Griffiths God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything.
    Bede Griffiths
    British-born priest and Benedictine monk (1906 - 1993)
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  • Camille Paglia In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic (1947 - )
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  • Gore Vidal It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted to be President merely to wield power, to be famed and to be feared. To learn this simple fact one must wade through a sea of
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus (1925 - 2012)
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  • Benjamin Stillingfleet Kircher lays it down as a certain principle, that there never was any people so rude which did not acknowledge and worship one supreme Deity.
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author (1702 - 1771)
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  • Benjamin Franklin Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist (1706 - 1790)
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  • Junot Diaz My greatest responsibility is to acknowledge the mistakes and the shortcomings of the country in which I live, to acknowledge my privileges, and to try to make it a better place.
    Junot Diaz
    Dominican-American writer (1968 - )
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  • Barry Eisler Psychologically, it's always more pleasurable to blame others for our problems than it is to acknowledge our own responsibility.
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
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  • Thomas Hobbes Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher (1588 - 1679)
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  • Abdul Kalam Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
    Abdul Kalam
    11th President of India (1931 - 2015)
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  • William Hazlitt The origin of all science is the desire to know causes, and the origin of all false science and imposture is the desire to accept false causes rather than none; or, which is the same thing, in the unwillingness to acknowledge our own ignorance.
    William Hazlitt
    English writer (1778 - 1830)
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  • Kurt Vonnegut The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don't acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.
    Kurt Vonnegut
    American writer (1922 - 2007)
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  • Plato There are few people so stubborn in their atheism who when danger is pressing in will not acknowledge the divine power.
    Plato
    Greek philosopher (427 - 347)
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  • Napoleon Hill There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author (1883 - 1970)
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  • Daniel Webster This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman (1782 - 1852)
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  • David Herbert Lawrence This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer (1885 - 1930)
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  • Albert Camus Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
    Albert Camus
    French writer, essayist and Nobel Prize winner in literature (1956) (1913 - 1960)
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  • Bjorn Lomborg To prepare adequately for the challenge of global warming, we must acknowledge both the good and the bad that it will bring. If our starting point is to prove that Armageddon is on its way, we will not consider all of the evidence, and will not identify the smartest policy choices.
    Bjorn Lomborg
    Danish author (1965 - )
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