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“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Jan 24
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"Problems exist on...

"Problems exist only in the human mind." ( Anthony de Mello)
📅︎ Mar 19
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"We always like those who admire us...

"We always like those who admire us; we do not always like those whom we admire." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Mar 09
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"In order to attain the im...

"In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." Miguel de Cervantes
📅︎ Mar 01
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"Good advice is something a man gi...

"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Feb 10
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“Perfection is achieved not when there is ...

“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away” Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Mar 04
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“In theory there is no difference between t...

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is.” -J ohannes Lambertus Adriana van de snepscheut
📅︎ Feb 10
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"Man is quite insane. He wouldn't kno...

"Man is quite insane. He wouldn't know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen." —Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Oct 02
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“The more anger towards the past you carr...

“The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.” - Barbara De Angelis
📅︎ Feb 10
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"Maliciousness and benevolence are two things that cannot be judged from the outside. Pe...

"Maliciousness and benevolence are two things that cannot be judged from the outside. Perhaps you misjudged me today, and may do so tomorrow but i am nevertheless still the same person. Therefore i was never worried about someone misjudging me." - Cao Meng De to Chen Gong
📅︎ Feb 14
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"If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult ti...

"If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself." —Barbara De Angelis
📅︎ Feb 09
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"What saves a man is to ta...

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step." ( Antoine De Saint-Exupery)
📅︎ Feb 09
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“Nostalgia ain't...

“Nostalgia ain't what it used to be.” ― Peter De Vries
📅︎ Jan 22
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‘Laws are spider webs through whi...

‘Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.’ -Honore de Balzac
📅︎ Feb 07
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"Make of your life a dre...

"Make of your life a dream, and of a dream a reality" - Antoine de Saint Exupery
📅︎ Feb 11
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"Nostalgia isn't...

"Nostalgia isn't what it used to be." — Peter De Vries
📅︎ Feb 05
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"An author is a fool who, not content with...

"An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations." — Charles de Montesquieu
📅︎ Jan 17
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“My life has been full of terri...

“My life has been full of terrible misfortunes; most of which, never happened.” - Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Jan 24
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“Deliberation is the wor...

“Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone” - Charles De Gaulle
📅︎ Jan 21
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"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. Y...

"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain." Johanna de Silentio
📅︎ Jan 09
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"Conceited people never...

"Conceited people never hear anything but praise." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Dec 26
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A Painted lamp without oil li...

A Painted lamp without oil likeness a life without spiritual progress {Written by dr rita de.}
📅︎ Jan 31
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"The trouble with being poo...

"The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all of your time." — Willem de Kooning
📅︎ Jan 10
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Perfection is finally attained not when there is...

Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away. -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Jan 17
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“Lo más cercano al Realismo es el Pesimis...

“Lo más cercano al Realismo es el Pesimismo, porque hay más posibilidad de perderlo Todo que de ganar Algo” —The War S1 — Epilogue
📅︎ Dec 18
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"Gratitude is merely the se...

"Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Dec 18
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
📅︎ Oct 30
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"Forgetting is a necessity. Life is a blac...

"Forgetting is a necessity. Life is a blackboard, where fate, to write a new case, needs to erase the written one." - Machado de Assis
📅︎ Nov 24
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"We confess our little faults to p...

"We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Jan 09
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“Some day you will find out that there...

“Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another's happiness than in your own.” ― Honoré de Balzac
📅︎ Dec 07
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"Everybody hates me b...

"Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked." — Peter de Vries
📅︎ Dec 25
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‘Patriotism is when love of your own people co...

‘Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.’ - Charles de Gaulle
📅︎ Dec 31
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“We are more interested in making others ...

“We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.” - François de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Dec 26
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"When we ask for advice, we ...

"When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice." — Marquis de la Grange
📅︎ Nov 29
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"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speake...

"There is also this benefit in boastfulness, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it." - Miguel de Cervantes
📅︎ Jan 03
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“When Life Is De-Accelerating Make Sure You Hav...

“When Life Is De-Accelerating Make Sure You Have Your Foot Ready On The Accelerate Pedal Because Like A Car,Life Is Always On A Journey”-Hassan Patel
📅︎ Jan 13
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“You just have to add 2 letters to the word Stress to remove its mea...

“You just have to add 2 letters to the word Stress to remove its meaning just like the new word De-stress.Just like in life also you can change letters to the words that are of meaning in your life”-Hassan Patel
📅︎ Jan 02
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"Facts are the ...

"Facts are the enemy of truth." — Miguel de Cervantes
📅︎ Dec 31
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"Be in a hurry to be happy, bec...

"Be in a hurry to be happy, because we don't know how much time we have left" - Priest Fábio de Melo
📅︎ Nov 07
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"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds ...

"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out." - Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Nov 19
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“Laws are spider webs through whi...

“Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.” ― Honore de Balzac
📅︎ Dec 06
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"Preserving health by too sev...

"Preserving health by too severe a rule is a worrisome malady." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Nov 23
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"If ignorance is bliss,...

"If ignorance is bliss, then knock the smile off my face" - Zack de la Rocha
📅︎ Dec 08
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"I speak the truth not so much as I would...

"I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older." - Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Nov 10
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"After the last of 16 mounting screws has been remove...

"After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed." — De La Lastra's Law
📅︎ Oct 24
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"A man's eye serves as a photography t...

"A man's eye serves as a photography to the invisible, as well as his ear serves as echo to the silence." Machado de Assis
📅︎ Nov 27
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“Too much sanity may be madness and the...

“Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.” - Miguel de Cervantes
📅︎ Nov 07
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“Here is my secret. It is very simple: it is only w...

“Here is my secret. It is very simple: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.” — Antoine de Saint Exupéry
📅︎ Nov 15
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Oct 20
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“No persons are more frequently wron...

“No persons are more frequently wrong than those who will not admit they are wrong.” -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Oct 31
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"The American Republic will endure until the d...

"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money" - Alexis de Tocqueville
📅︎ Dec 03
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"Perfection is finally attained not when there is...

"Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Oct 29
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"Nothing fixes a thing so inte...

"Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it." - Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Oct 24
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“My life has been full of terri...

“My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.” ― Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Sep 26
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“Out of difficult...

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” — Jean de La Bruyere
📅︎ Nov 14
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"We all have strength enough t...

"We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others." — Francois de La Rochefoucauld
📅︎ Oct 22
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“I do not care so much what I...

“I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.” —Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Oct 04
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"I love being a writer. ...

"I love being a writer. What I can't stand is the paperwork." — Peter De Vries
📅︎ Oct 03
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"Everyone is as God has made...

"Everyone is as God has made him, and oftentimes a great deal worse." — Miguel de Cervantes
📅︎ Oct 12
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“He who fears he shall suffer, a...

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.” —Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays
📅︎ Oct 04
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"You are not superior just beca...

"You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light." — Vicomte de Chateaubriand
📅︎ Oct 14
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