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Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.

We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) Danish philosopher and writer.

Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.

Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Austrian satirist.

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Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

Man gives every reason for his conduct save one, every excuse for his crimes save one, every plea for his safety save one; and that one is his cowardice.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.

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