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  • To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
  • Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back.

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  • Confucius To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher (551 - 479)
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  • Greg Anderson Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
    Greg Anderson
    American author (1947 - )
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  • W. Clement Stone Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author (1902 - 2002)
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  • Aristotle All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher (384 - 322)
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  • Karl Marx Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list - the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
    Karl Marx
    German economist and state philosopher (1818 - 1883)
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  • Louis Aragon Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
    Louis Aragon
    French poet (1897 - 1982)
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  • Alexander Maclaren ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher (1826 - 1910)
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  • Chief Seattle A few more moons, a few more winters, and not one of all the mighty hosts that once filled this broad land or that now roam in fragmentary bands through these vast solitudes will remain to weep over the tombs of a people once as powerful and as hopeful as your own. But why should we repine? Why should I murmur at the fate of my people? Tribes are made up of individuals and are no better than they. Men come and go like the waves of the sea. A tear, a tamanamus, a dirge, and they are gone from our
    Source: Speech 1854
    Chief Seattle
    Chief of the Suquamish and Duwanish Indians (1780 - 1866)
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  • Sun Tzu All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese general and strategist (544 - 496)
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  • Voltaire Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran ois Marie Arouet) (1694 - 1778)
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  • Benjamin Booker As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist (1989 - )
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  • Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch Cats exercise... a magic influence upon highly developed men of intellect. This is why these long-tailed Graces of the animal kingdom, these adorable, scintillating electric batteries have been the favorite animal of a Mohammed, Cardinal Richlieu, Crebillon, Rousseau, Wieland.
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  • Ban Ki-moon Climate change, demographics, water, food, energy, global health, women's empowerment - these issues are all intertwined. We cannot look at one strand in isolation. Instead, we must examine how these strands are woven together.
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat (1944 - )
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Machiavelli I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
    Machiavelli
    Florentine state philosopher (1469 - 1527)
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  • George Eliot It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness - calling their denial knowledge.
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet (1819 - 1880)
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  • Stephen R. Covey The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character.
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman (1932 - 2012)
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  • John Ray There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
    John Ray
    English naturalist (1627 - 1705)
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  • Booker T. Washington There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.
    Source: My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator (1856 - 1915)
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  • Pedro Calderón de la Barca These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
    Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    Spanish playwright (1600 - 1681)
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