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Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognize... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished.
– Claude Lévi-Strauss
Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem
(Entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity.)

– William Occam
Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
– Joseph Schumpeter
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
– Ronald Reagan
Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.
– Dorothea Brande
Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.
– Robert Bringle
Envy is a vice that would pose a man to tell what it should be liked for. Other vices we assume for that we falsely suppose they bring us either pleasure, profit, or honour. But in envy who is it can find any of these? Instead of pleasure, we vex and gall ourselves. Like cankered brass, it only eats itself, nay, discolours and renders it noisome. When some one told Agis that those of his neighbour?s family did envy him, ?Why, then,? says he, ?they have a double vexation?one, with their own evil, the other, at my prosperity.?
– Feltham
Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else as unsuccessful as you are.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
– Socrates
Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue,
But, like the shadow, proves the substance true.

– Alexander Pope, Essay on Man
Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.
– William Hazlitt
Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
– Jerome Lettvin
Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
– Persian Proverb
Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
– Laurence J. Peter
Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas.
– Tom McMakin, CEO, Great Harvest
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
– contesant in 1990 Mr. New Jersey Male pageant
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
– Honore de Balzac
Equality of Men "Men are born equal, naked and without chains. They were not created by God to be enslaved, neither were they endowed with intelligence in order to be misled, nor adorned with reason to be fooled by others. It is not pride to refuse to worship a fellow man, to enlighten the mind, and to reason everything. The arrogant one is he who wants to be worshipped, who misleads others, and who wants his will to prevail over reason and lustice."( Jose Rizal Message to the women of Malolos, Europe, Feb. 1889)
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible with civilization, and is found only to exist in those communities that are but slightly removed from the savage state. In practice, it can only mean a common misery.
– James Fenimore Cooper
Equality...is the result of human organization. We are not born equal.
– Hannah Arendt
Equation (1.2-9) is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
– Bate, Mueller & White, 1971, "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics"
Equation to Fulfillment:Do: Actively focus on your desired outcomes, simply be aware of your problems and enjoy your living.Don't: Actively focus on your problems, simply be aware of your desired outcomes and worry about your living.
– Brandon A. Trean
Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
– Stephen Hawking
Era un vaquero, señor, y le encantaba la tierra. Le gustaba tanto que se hizo una mujer fuera de la suciedad y se casó con ella. Pero cuando él la besó, ella se desintegró. Más tarde, en el funeral, cuando el predicador dijo: "El polvo al polvo", se echó a reír a algunas personas, y el vaquero les dispararon. En su ahorcamiento, le dijo a los otros, "voy a estar esperando en el cielo --- con un arma."
– John Dave Rivera

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