Charles Baudelaire

Nature... is nothing but the inner voice of self-interest.

Charles Baudelaire

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Ron Perlman I'm fully aware that things that resonate and become real hits are the exception to the rule, so much so that I've wired myself for failure.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
Michael J. Fox I don't have a set of tenets, but I live an ethical life. I practice a humility that presupposes there's a power greater than myself. And I always believe, don't inflict harm where it's not necessary.
Theodore Roosevelt Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk we must act big.
Andrew Bird My favorite literature to read is fairly dry history. I like the framework, and my imagination can do the rest.
Carmen Sylva Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Frank Bruno I still believe in marriage.
Horatio Alger The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.
Louis L’Amour No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.
Albert Einstein You can't blame gravity for falling in love.
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Michael Bloomberg Yes, they broke the law, but we can't deport them. Let's get over this pointing fingers and do something about that, whether it - they have to pay a fine, learn to speak English, the history, you can do that. And then you have to give visas for the skills we need.
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Charles Baudelaire

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