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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”

Jun 11 2014

– This saying was coined by Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (1837–1919) in her novel, Mrs. Dymond (1885)

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“If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.”

Dec 10 2013

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, an American poet, painter, liberal activist. Best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958), a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages, with sales of over one million copies.

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“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”

May 9 2013

Stephen Chbosky, an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director best known for writing the coming of age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

Apr 15 2013

Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Together with Plato, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.

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“It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”

Feb 24 2013

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”

Feb 21 2013

Bill Cosby, an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. Bill is also a veteran stand-up performer.

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“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

Feb 18 2013

Elie Wiesel, a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.

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“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

Feb 12 2013

Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

Feb 8 2013

C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast, Ireland.

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“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

Feb 5 2013

Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, philosophy, and science.

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“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Feb 3 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

Jan 31 2013

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”

Jan 20 2013

Dr Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children's books.

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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Dec 11 2012

J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.

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“If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

Dec 5 2012

Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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