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Fred Allen quote on celebrities…

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen
US radio comedian (1894 – 1956)

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John Jakes quote on writing…

“Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.”

John Jakes American Author who wrote the Kent Family Chornicles and the North and South Trilogy (1932-)

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Quote on giving up….

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak … sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go

– Unknown

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Anatole France quote on change…

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to the one life before we can enter another.

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B. F. Skinner quote on Education…

Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner  American Psychologist and  Author (March 20, 1904August 18, 1990)

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James Allen quote from “As a man Thinketh Part 5” about ideals…

Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals. Cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts. For out of these will grow all delightful conditions, all heavenly environment; of these, if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.

James Allen — English Author and Poet (11/28/1864–1912)

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Joseph Conrad quote on the belief that evil is a supernatural force.

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Jospeh Conrad, Under Western Eyes, 1911
English (Polish-Ukrainian-born) novelist (1857 – 1924)

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