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The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish read more

The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish as to believe that there is such a phenomenon as a strictly truthful person; the envious see envy in every soul; the miser thinks everybody is eager to get his money;...and the abandoned sensualist looks upon the saint as a hypocrite

by James Allen Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I'll show you a man who cannot be read more

Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I'll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.

by Lawrence D. Bell Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive read more

Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.

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If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he read more

If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he can't go at noon. But just as it demeans life to live alongside a great river you can no longer swim in or drink from, to be crowded into safer areas and hours takes much of the gloss off walking -- one sport you shouldn't have to reserve a time and a court for.

by Edward Hoagland Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time read more

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

by Woody Allen Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.

No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.

by Jean Paul Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors read more

I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults of the first.

by Gandhi Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The observation of others is coloured by our inability to observe ourselves impartially. We can never be impartial about anything read more

The observation of others is coloured by our inability to observe ourselves impartially. We can never be impartial about anything until we can be impartial about our own organism. - Essays and Aphorisms.

by A. R. Orage Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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