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Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its diversity. Nothing in the world was irrelevant: the stars on a general's sleeve, the stock-market quotations, the olive harvest, the style of the judiciary, the wheat exchange, flower-beds. Nothing. This order, fearful and feared, whose details were all inter-related, had a meaning: my exile.
– Jean Genet
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Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
– Austin O'Malley
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Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
– Jimi Hendrix
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Excuse me, but can you be a little more vague?
– Tom Zegan
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Excuse me, for I must speak plainly. If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment. Her character will be fixed, and she will, at sixteen, be the most determined flirt that ever made herself or her family ridiculous; a flirt, too, in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation; without any attraction beyond youth and a tolerable person; and, from the ignorance
– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
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Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.
– James Rippe
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Exercise effortlessness.
– Leslie Miklosy
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Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
– Joseph Addison
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Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
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Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise.
– Arisa Hosaka
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Exercise, Discipline, then Affection.
– Cesar Millan
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Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.
– Barber B. Conable, Jr
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Exhilaration is that feeling you get just after a great idea hits you, and just before you realize what's wrong with it.
– Joe Moore
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Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.
– Nadine Gordimer
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Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
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Exiles feed on hope.
– Aeschylus
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Existence is the end of endless eternity without a beginning or an end.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Existence precedes and rules essence.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
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Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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Existence would be intolerable if we were never to dream.
– Anatole France
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Existence, as we know it, is full of sorrow. To mention only one minor point every man is a condemned criminal, only he does not know the date of his execution. This is unpleasant for every man. Consequently every man does everything possible to postpone the date, and would sacrifice anything that he has if he could reverse the sentence. Practically all religions and all philosophies have started thus crudely, by promising their adherents some such reward as immortality. No religion has failed hitherto by not promising enough the present breaking up of all religions is due to the fact that people have asked to see the securities. Men have even renounced the important material advantages which a well-organized religion may confer upon a State, rather than acquiesce in fraud or falsehood, or even in any system which, if not proved guilty, is at least unable to demonstrate its innocence. Being more or less bankrupt, the best thing that we can do is to attack the problem afresh without preconceived ideas. Let us begin by doubting every statement. Let us find a way of subjecting every statement to the test of experiment. Is there any truth at all in the claims of various religions Let us examine the question.
– Aleister Crowley
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Exorcize regrets/worries of any kind from your mind i.e. completely eraze out of your mind regrets/worries over your past life/mistakes/failures/disappointments. Because, it doesn't pay to regret/worry over and over again. Yes you heard me right, doing just that, will only cause you more harm than good. Nevertheless, that's worth adopting isn't it?
– Emeasoba George
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Expect diverse challenges throughout your lifetime and dare to surmount them outrightly.
– Emeasoba George
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