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Ten Random Quotes

"The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves."
Eric Hoffer

"Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man."
Thomas Paine

"My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans."
Susan Lucci

"The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself."
E. M. Cioran

"Successful people turn everyone who can help them into sometime mentors!"
John Crosby

"The only people in the world who can change things are those who can sell ideas."
Lois Wyse

"Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience."
Elizabeth Bowen

"Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure."
Kingman Brewster

"A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change."
Katharine Butler Hathaway

"A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion."
Umberto Eco

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