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I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear ... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
– Rabbi Harold Kushner
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I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience.
– Shakti Gawain
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I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
– Charles Dudley Warner
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I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and women trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.
– Charles A. Beard
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I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired.
– Richard Wagner
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I am convinced that your spreading Sadako's feelings will lead to peace.
– Masahiro Sasaki
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I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
– Thornton Wilder
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I am Cuban, Argentine, Bolivian, Peruvian, Ecuadorian, etc... You understand.
– Che Guevara, when asked his nationality
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I am delighted to have you play football. I believe in rough, manly sports. But I do not believe in them if they degenerate into the sole end of any one's existence. I don't want you to sacrifice standing well in your studies to any over-athleticism and I need not tell you that character counts for a great deal more than either intellect or body in winning success in life. Athletic proficiency is a mighty good servant, and like so many other good servants, a mighty bad master.
– Theodore Roosevelt
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I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is.
– Charles Lamb
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I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible loving human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capil
– William James
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I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
– Bette Davis
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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
– Albert Einstein
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I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
– John W. Gardner
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I am eternally grateful.. for my knack of finding in great books, some of them very funny books, reason enough to feel honored to be alive, no matter what else might be going on.
– Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake, 1997
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I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails.
– Queen Victoria
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I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.
– Margaret Thatcher
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I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible.
– Milton Friedman
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I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool.
– Katharine Whitehorn
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I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.
– Thomas Jefferson, letter to Elbridge Gerry, 1799
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I am for integrity, if only because life is very short and truth is hard to come by.
– Kermit Eby
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I am for those means which will give the greatest good to the greatest number.
– Abraham Lincoln
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I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
– Walt Whitman
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I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
– W. C. Fields
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