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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
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Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem
(Entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity.)

– William Occam
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Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
– Joseph Schumpeter
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Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
– Ronald Reagan
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Envisage your future i.e. form a mental picture of the kind of future that you desire to have or enjoy someday. Afterwards, work and walk towards it unyieldingly. For, you will surely and eventually end up realizing/enjoying it.
– Emeasoba George
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Envisioning the end is enough to put the means in motion.
– Dorothea Brande
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Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want.
– Robert Bringle
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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
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Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance
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Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else as unsuccessful as you are.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973
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Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
– Socrates
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Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue,
But, like the shadow, proves the substance true.

– Alexander Pope, Essay on Man
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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
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Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
– Jerome Lettvin
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Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
– Persian Proverb
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Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent.
– Laurence J. Peter
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Equal participants doing similar things will generate lots of new ideas.
– Tom McMakin, CEO, Great Harvest
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Equal Rights were created for everyone.
– contesant in 1990 Mr. New Jersey Male pageant
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Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
– Honore de Balzac
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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
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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
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Equality...is the result of human organization. We are not born equal.
– Hannah Arendt
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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"
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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
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Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
– Stephen Hawking
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