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How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be 'American' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?
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Edith Wharton Quotes

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To all, to each, a fair good night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
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The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition
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I ran up the door, opened the stairs, said my pajamas and put on my prayers - turned off my bed, tumbled into my light, and all because he kissed me good-night!
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The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on.
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Joan Rivers Quotes

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Trumpets! Lightnings! The earth trembles! But into the Virgin's womb thou didst descent with noiseless tread.
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Agathias Scholasticus Quotes

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People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.
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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Quotes

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If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.
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Phyllis Battelle Quotes

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There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
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Washington Irving Quotes

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The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it.
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Joseph Conrad Quotes

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Gertrude Jekyll, like Monet, was a painter with poor eyesight, and their gardens - his at Giverny in the Seine valley, hers in Surrey - had resemblances that may have sprung from this condition. Both loved plants that foamed and frothed over walls and pergolas, spread in tides beneath trees; both saw flowers in islands of colored light - an image the normal eye captures only by squinting.
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Eleanor Perenyi Quotes

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... the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; those who are in the shadows of life; the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
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Clare Boothe Luce Quotes

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Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
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Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.
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Jean Baudrillard Quotes

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Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?
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Maurice Freehill Quotes

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To all, to each, a fair good night. And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
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If you lived two or three millennia ago, there was no shame in holding that the Universe was made for us. It was an appealing thesis consistent with everything we knew; it was what the most learned among us taught without qualification. But we have found out much since then. Defending such a position today amounts to willful disregard of the evidence, and a flight from self-knowledge.
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Carl Sagan Quotes

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Far or forgot to me is near;Shadow and sunlight are the same;The vanished gods to me appear;And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out;When me they fly, I am the wings;I am the doubter and the doubt,And I the hymn the Brahmin sings
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Epicurus Quotes

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Sometimes at night I light a lamp so as not to see.
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Antonio Porchia Quotes

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