Charles Caleb Colton

“We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.”

Charles Caleb Colton, cleric and writer, born c. 1780

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Rudyard Kipling

“I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.”

Rudyard Kipling, writer of “The Jungle Book,”, born December 30th, 1865

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Heraclitus

“No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.”

Heraclitus, Greek philosopher, born 544 BC

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Woodrow Wilson

“Absolute identity with one’s cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.”

Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States, born December 28th, 1856

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Jimi Hendrix

“Music is a safe kind of high.”

Jimi Hendrix, musician, born November 27th, 1942

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R. Buckminster Fuller

“Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.”

R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor, born July 12th, 1895

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H. G. Wells

“Human history in essence is the history of ideas.”

H. G. Wells, author, born September 21st, 1866

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George Carlin

“I think people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven’t tried that for a while. Maybe this time it’ll work.”

George Carlin, comedian, born May 12th, 1937

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Henry Ward Beecher

“I don’t like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.”

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman, born June 24th, 1813

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Moliere

“If you make yourself understood, you’re always speaking well.”

Moliere, playwright, January 15th, 1622

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