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โ€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing ...

โ€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing acts of generosity, but he is not generous. He is capable of being loyal, but he is fundamentally disloyal.โ€ โ€” Michael Cohen speaking about his former client Donald J. Trump
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โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attribut...

โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.โ€ โ€“ Thomas Szasz
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An Idol or a Leader. The fo...

An Idol or a Leader. The former needs followers, the latter inspire others. - Noel Roly
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โ€œThereโ€™s nothing noble in being superior to ...

โ€œThereโ€™s nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.โ€ - Ernest Hemingway
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"As I know more of mankind I expect less of the...

"As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly." โ€” Samuel Johnson
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"The authority of the people should weigh 80% and the authority of the authorities t...

"The authority of the people should weigh 80% and the authority of the authorities themselves should weigh 20% in a harmonious balanced state. If the latter rises dissent amongst the people grows, and if the former rises there will be anarchy." - Ravi Silari
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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"Every deep thinker is more afraid to be understood than not. The latte...

"Every deep thinker is more afraid to be understood than not. The latter wounds his vanity; the former his heart, which always speaks: 'Ah, why would you also have as hard a time of it as myself?'" - Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œStay alive for other people. The people you'll meet. The people you will become. You are more...

โ€œStay alive for other people. The people you'll meet. The people you will become. You are more than a bad month. You are a future of multifarious possibility. You are another self at a point in future time, looking back in gratitude that this lost and former you held on. Stay.โ€ - Matt Haig
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Current girlfriend said after s...

Current girlfriend said after speaking of my former girlfriend. โ€œI can tell that you still love herโ€.
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"There is nothing noble about being superior t...

"There is nothing noble about being superior to your fellow man, True nobility comes from being superior to ones former self."๏ปฟ~Ernest Hemingway
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self."- Ernest Hemingway
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Say I feel all sad and self-indulgent, then get stung by a wasp, my misery feels quite abstr...

Say I feel all sad and self-indulgent, then get stung by a wasp, my misery feels quite abstract and I long just to be in spiritual pain once more - 'Damn you tiny assassin, clad in yellow and black, how I crave my former innocence where melancholy was my only trial'. -Russell Brand
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There is nothing noble in being superior t...

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. - Ernest Hemingway
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Former KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov - "The highest art of warfare is not to fight at all but to s...

Former KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov - "The highest art of warfare is not to fight at all but to subvert anything of value in the country of your enemy until such time that the perception of reality of your enemy is screwed up to such an extent that he does not perceive you as an enemy."
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There is nothing noble in being superior t...

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. - Ernest Hemingway
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"I'm running from the shadow of my former sh...

"I'm running from the shadow of my former shadow's life Sometimes I wonder if I was ever really there? Right now it feels like killing time"
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"There is a fine line between considerat...

"There is a fine line between consideration and hesitation. The former is wisdom, the latter is fear." -- Emperor Izaro Phrecius
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"Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men ...

"Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic." โ€” Thomas Szasz
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"He who formerly was reckless and became sober, b...

"He who formerly was reckless and became sober, brightens up this world, like the moon when freed from clouds." โ€• Dhammapada, The Teachings of the Buddha
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"Only two things are infinite, the un...

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein
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"You're in a room and nobody wants you and nothing is happening. You're afraid of getting put ...

"You're in a room and nobody wants you and nothing is happening. You're afraid of getting put out on the streets, because you can already hear the taunts. Oh, there's a former star, look at him now, folks. He was strange to begin with. But he finally got what he deserved." - Tiny Tim, 1995
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Be as careful of the books you read as of the compan...

Be as careful of the books you read as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as the latter. โ€”Paxton Hood
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True nobility is being superi...

True nobility is being superior to your former self. โ€”Harry Hart, Kingsman: The Secret Service
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." Ernest Hemingway
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"There is nothing noble in being superior t...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." -- Ernest Hemingway
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"Do not forget that, together with the Chinese...

"Do not forget that, together with the Chinese, Albanians make up one quarter of the world's population" -Enver Hoxha (former leader of Albania)
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โ€œTragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a g...

โ€œTragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.โ€ - Robert F. Kennedy, Former Senator and Attorney General of the United States, March 18th, 1968.
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Be scared anytime a dentist or a ...

Be scared anytime a dentist or a central banker says "I have additional tools to use" - former Fed employee
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There is nothing noble in being superior t...

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. -Ernest Hemingway-
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Do not argue with two types of people: the pat...

Do not argue with two types of people: the patient and the stupid; the former will beat you, and the latter will bother you. -- Hussain Ibn-e-Ali
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โ€œHistory with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the ...

โ€œHistory with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. โ€œ -Winston Churchill
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There's a thin line between nerds & Playboys. T...

There's a thin line between nerds & Playboys. The former works diligently to understand complex problems, the playboy works diligently to understand women-Me
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"At twenty-three I was entirely unconvinced about anything, except that some peopl...

"At twenty-three I was entirely unconvinced about anything, except that some people were strong and attractive and could do what they wanted, and others were caught and disgraced. I hoped I was of the former." F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Last of the Belles
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Iโ€™ve never aspired to be a leader. I have only focused...

Iโ€™ve never aspired to be a leader. I have only focused on doing things that I felt were important. - Ginny Gilder (Former Competitive Rower and Olympic Silver Medalist)
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man: true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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"I don't g...

"I don't give a damn." -a former boss
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"There is nothing noble in being superior t...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." -- Ernest Hemingway
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โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superio...

โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.โ€ - Hemingway
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โ€œWithout Africa, France will slide do...

โ€œWithout Africa, France will slide down into the rank of a third world powerโ€- Former French President Jacques Chirac
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"There is nothing noble in being superior to...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow (wo)man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." Ernest Hemingway
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"If HP knew what HP knows, it woul...

"If HP knew what HP knows, it would be three times more profitable" - Lew Platt, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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"There is nothing noble in being superior to...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior ...

โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.โ€ โ€• Ernest Hemingway
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โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior ...

โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.โ€ - Ernest Hemingway
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"Only two things are infinite, the un...

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein.
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway
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"There is nothing noble in being superior ...

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." Ernest Hemingway
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"Ours is not to rest and wrap tightly in the comfort of former glory. Ours is to carry on...

"Ours is not to rest and wrap tightly in the comfort of former glory. Ours is to carry on towards the unrealized greatness that lay ahead. Let's not be distracted with the low goal of making America "great again". Let's continue the work of making it greater." - Nathan Hayes
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"It appears as though the Internet has gotten...

"It appears as though the Internet has gotten me in some trouble." - Barrett Brown, former public face of Anonymous, on trial facing 107 years.
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"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs g...

"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task." - Diogenes
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Knowing is the enemy of learning....

Knowing is the enemy of learning.โ€”Tom Chi, former Yahoo! executive and prototyping guru for Google X Labs
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"I say what I mean an...

"I say what I mean and I mean what I say" - A former housemate of mine
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"We all know what to do; we just don't know how...

"We all know what to do; we just don't know how to get re-elected after we've done it." - Jean-Claude Juncker - Former Prime Minister of Luxembourg
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"Itโ€™s hard being black. You ever been bla...

"Itโ€™s hard being black. You ever been black? I was black onceโ€”when I was poor." - Larry Holmes, former heavyweight boxing champion
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โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior ...

โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.โ€ - Ernest Hemingway
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The truth is that there is nothing noble in being ...

The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self. ~ Whitney Young
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'There is nothing noble in being superior ...

'There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.' Ernest Hemingway
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โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior ...

โ€œThere is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.โ€ -Ernest Hemingway
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"Iโ€™ve come to understand that their eyes ar...

"Iโ€™ve come to understand that their eyes are never vacant. Thereโ€™s always somebody looking back at you." -Bob Comis (Former Pig Farmer)
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Most people are stupid cowards, who apathetically ride the evolutionary coattai...

Most people are stupid cowards, who apathetically ride the evolutionary coattails of the few others who possess intelligence, empathy, and skill. The latter is rare - but the one thing everyone has in common is knowing exactly who the former is.
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Is it still homemade if you...

Is it still homemade if you're homeless? -James Willems, Funhaus (formerly Inside Gaming)
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How come in former lifetimes, everybo...

How come in former lifetimes, everybody is someone famous? How come nobody ever says they were Joe Schmo? -Crash Davis
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There is nothing noble in being superior t...

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. -Ernest Hemingway
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 21
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"An antiperspirant is most effective when users apply it when they are sweatin...

"An antiperspirant is most effective when users apply it when they are sweating the least."โ€”dermatologist David Pariser, former president of the American Academy of Dermatology and founding president of the International Hyperhidrosis Society
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 28
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"The forest is a playground for the adventurous, it's a museum ...

"The forest is a playground for the adventurous, it's a museum for the curious, it's a hospital for the stressed, and it's a cathedral for the spiritual." ~ James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool
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