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Ten Random Quotes

"I am better able to retract what I did not say than what I did."
Ibn Gabirol

"Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something."
Marquis De Vauvenargues

"To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most."
Miguel de Unamuno

"A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride."
C. S. Lewis

"When we take a look at the budget for the National Institutes of Health at $28 billion, it is, candidly, scandalous that with our resources, our resource capability, research capability in biomedical science, that people are still dying of breast cancer or colon cancer or heart disease."
Arlen Specter

"It is a sore point, because you do have advantages if you have access to more than one language. You also have problems, because on bad days you don't trust yourself, either in your first or your second language, and so you feel like a complete halfwit."
W. G. Sebald

"The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder."
Ralph W. Sockman

"Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern."
Alfred North Whitehead

"The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors."
Anthony Robbins

"Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible."
Thomas Stonewall Jackson

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