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  • Carroll Quigley ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist (1910 - 1977)
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  • Carson Daly A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
    Carson Daly
    American television host, radio personality and producer (1973 - )
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  • Primo Levi Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
    Primo Levi
    Italian chemist, author (1919 - 1987)
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  • Bjorn Borg As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
    Bjorn Borg
    Swedish tennis player (1956 - )
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  • Edwin P. Whipple Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
    Edwin P. Whipple
    American essay writer (1819 - 1886)
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  • Doug Larson Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor (1926 - 2017)
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  • KäThe Kollwitz For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
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  • Juliene Berk Habits... the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction. You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - by finding that it is a means of satisfaction.
    Juliene Berk
    American author
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  • Ben Gibbard Hall & Oates is one of the few musical groups as satisfying now as it was back then. There's something incredibly musically satisfying about their songs. Nothing has diminished my love for them.
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist (1976 - )
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  • Antonio Tabucchi I don't go for people who lead full and satisfying lives.
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic (1943 - )
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  • Greg LeMond I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying.
    Greg LeMond
     
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  • A. N. Wilson If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey.
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist (1950 - )
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  • Ben Hecht In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright (1894 - 1964)
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  • A. N. Wilson In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity - or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity - by being opinionated rather than by being learned.
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist (1950 - )
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  • Carl Sagan It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 32
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author (1934 - 1996)
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  • Aleister Crowley Love stories are only fit for the solace of people in the insanity of puberty. No healthy adult human being can really care whether so-and-so does or does not succeed in satisfying his physiological uneasiness by the aid of some particular person or not.
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer (1875 - 1947)
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  • Malcolm X My alma mater was books, a good library. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
    Malcolm X
    American activist (1925 - 1965)
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  • Berkeley Breathed Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
    Berkeley Breathed
    American cartoonist, director and screenwriter (1957 - )
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  • Carl Rogers One of the most satisfying experiences I know is fully to appreciate an individual in the same way I appreciate a sunset. When I look at a sunset... I don't find myself saying, 'Soften the orange a little more on the right hand corner, and put a bit more purple along the base, and use a little more pink in the cloud color...' I don't try to control a sunset. I watch it with awe as it unfolds.
    Carl Rogers
    American psychologist (1902 - 1987)
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  • Robert Keith Leavitt People don't ask for facts in making up their minds. They would rather have one good, soul-satisfying emotion than a dozen facts.
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