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By labeling a bundle of problems with a single conceptual label, we make dealing with that problem easier - provided we're not interested in solving it.
– Dietrich Dörner
By learning to obey, you will know how to command.
– Italian Proverb
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
– Latin Proverb
By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
– Latin Proverb
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.
– William Carlos Williams
By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed.
– Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf
By mid-November I always like to have an extra 15 pounds on me.
– Andrew Schneider
By mistreating the source of all logic we can enforce shortcuts.
– Martin Tobias Lithner
By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.
– Chinese
By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
– Thomas Aquinas
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all.
– George Santayana
By nature, men are nearly alike by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– Confucius
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
– Confucius, The Confucian Analects
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact, it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
By night an atheist half believes in God.
– Edward Young
By not replying to the stupid, you can save so much time in your life!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it.
– Sharon Salzberg
By respecting the trees, you prove that you are a person who deserves to be respected!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
– Frank Moore Colby
By rousing himself, by earnestness, by restraint and control the wise man may make for himself an island which no flood can overwhelm.
– The Dhammapada
By six qualities may a fool be known: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without motive; inquiry, without an object; trust in a stranger; and incapacity to discriminate between friend and foe.
– Arabic Proverb
By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
By studying the masters -- not their pupils.
– Niels Henrik Abel
By taking the time to contemplate where you are and where you want to be, you greatly empower yourself. It's a wonderful opportunity to finally set in motion the changes you want in your life."
– Steve Maraboli

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