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    Does there, I wonder, exist a being who has read all, or approximately all, that the person of average culture is supposed to have read, and that not to have read is a social sin? If such a being does exist, surely he is an old, a very old man.

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Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. -Doris Mortman.

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. -Doris Mortman.

by Doris Mortman Found in: Being Quotes,
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The mind is everything. What you think you become.

The mind is everything. What you think you become.

by Buddha Gotama Found in: Being Quotes,
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Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard read more

Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. -Diana Rankin.

by Diana Rankin Found in: Being Quotes,
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...A being so gentle and so virtuous slander might wound, but could not dishonor.

...A being so gentle and so virtuous slander might wound, but could not dishonor.

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It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts. -Addison Walker.

It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts. -Addison Walker.

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Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself read more

Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself.

by Haniel Long Found in: Being Quotes,
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Red velvet room
rolls me in its mouth
and swallows me to sleep
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Red velvet room
rolls me in its mouth
and swallows me to sleep
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by Barbara Feldon Found in: Being Quotes,
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Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our read more

Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being. -Ken Burns.

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How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. -Coco Chanel.

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. -Coco Chanel.

by Coco Chanel Found in: Being Quotes,
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