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There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.

by Don Herold Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

by Bernard M. Baruch Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, read more

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.

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Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

by Heywood Brown Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.

by Sallust Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.

It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.

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All of us are watchers -- of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway -- but few are read more

All of us are watchers -- of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway -- but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing.

by Peter M. Leschak Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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I wish they would only take me as I am. - Dear Theo: Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh.

I wish they would only take me as I am. - Dear Theo: Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh.

by Vincent Van Gogh Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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the tragic or the humorous is a matter of perspective

the tragic or the humorous is a matter of perspective

by Arnold Beisser Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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