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Perception
Engrave this Quote Psychoanalysis is confession without absolution.
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Engrave this Quote The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
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Personality
Engrave this Quote Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
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Philosophy
Engrave this Quote A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
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Engrave this Quote The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.
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Play/Games
Engrave this Quote The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
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Politics
Engrave this Quote Half a truth is better than no politics.
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Poverty
Engrave this Quote The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
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Prejudice
Engrave this Quote We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
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Pride
Engrave this Quote O God of earth and altar,
Bow down and hear our cry,
Our earthly rulers falter,
Our people drift and die;
The walls of gold entomb us,
The swords of scorn divide,
Take not thy thunder from us,
But take away our pride.
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-G. K. Chesterton, A Hymn (first stanza)
Engrave this Quote If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
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Problems
Engrave this Quote It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.
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Profanity, Swearing, Vulgarity
Engrave this Quote The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.
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Progress
Engrave this Quote New roads; new ruts.
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Property
Engrave this Quote Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
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Reading
Engrave this Quote The mere brute pleasure of reading --the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
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Engrave this Quote A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
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Reality
Engrave this Quote Facts as facts do not always create a spirit of reality, because reality is a spirit.
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Reason
Engrave this Quote The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. He is the man who has lost everything except his reason.
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Regret & Remorse
Engrave this Quote A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
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Religion
Engrave this Quote A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
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Engrave this Quote A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
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Engrave this Quote Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
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Engrave this Quote When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.
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Retirement
Engrave this Quote The worst of work nowadays is what happens to people when they cease to work.
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