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“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel (March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children’s books written and illustrated as Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone. [...]

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“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche  15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism.   [...]

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“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”

– Socrates was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon and the plays of his contemporary Aristophanes.     [...]

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“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”

-Aristotle, was a Greek philosopher born in Stagirus in 384 BCE. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child and he lived under a guardian’s care. At the age of eighteen, he joined Plato’s Academy in Athens and remained until the age of thirty-seven, around 347 BCE. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics,biology, and zoology. Aristotle’s writings were the first to create a comprehensive [...]

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“Sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.”

“Sometimes it’s necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.”

– Edward Franklin Albee III, an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), and a rewrite of the book for the unsuccessful musical Breakfast at Tiffany’s, an adaptation of Truman Capote‘s 1966 book of the same name. His works are considered well-crafted, often unsympathetic examinations of the modern condition. His early works [...]

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“Hopes miles from the threshold of the year to come”

“Hopes miles from the threshold of the year to come”

– Lord Alfred Tennyson, a Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria’s reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson wrote short lyrics, such as “Break, Break, Break”, “The Charge of the Light Brigade”, “Tears, Idle Tears” and “Crossing the Bar”. [...]

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“Everything flows and nothing stays.”

“Everything flows and nothing stays.”

– Homer, is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature. [...]

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“Laughter …… the most civilized music in the world.”

“Laughter …… the most civilized music in the world.”

– Sir Peter Ustinov, an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humourist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of [...]

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt, the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her the “First Lady of the World” in tribute to her human rights achievements. [...]

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“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

– Martin Luther King, an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism. [...]

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