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Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom. (Quote by - Edward M. Forster)

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1]. (Quote by - Bible)

I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. (Quote by - Arthur James Balfour)

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance. (Quote by - Confucius)

Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf. (Quote by - American Indian Proverb)

The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time. (Quote by - Joe Girard)

People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. (Quote by - Frank Herbert, Dune)

Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years. (Quote by - Bob Brown)

In order to shake a hypothesis, it is sometimes not necessary to do anything more than push it as far as it will go. (Quote by - Denis Diderot)

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. (Quote by - Lauren Bacall)

Foxhunting... the unspeakable pursuing the inedible. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be. (Quote by - Jeremy Schwartz)

Vice is a creature of such hideous mien... that the more you see it the better you like it. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquated...to seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality. (Quote by - Ellen Glasgow)

Many people believe that humility is the opposite of pride, when, in fact, it is a point of equilibrium. The opposite of pride is actually a lack of self esteem. A humble person is totally different from a person who cannot recognize and appreciate himself as part of this worlds marvels. (Quote by - Rabino Nilton Bonder)

To me the charm of an encyclopedia is that it knows and I needn't. (Quote by - Francis Yeats Brown)

While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple. (Quote by - Gerald W. Grumet)

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is. (Quote by - Ellen Degeneres)

Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

There is nothing a man of good sense dreads in a wife so much as her having more sense than himself. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis. (Quote by - John Dewey)

If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation. (Quote by - Jean Kerr)

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Kahlil Gibran. (Quote by - Ana Lee)

As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least, to do no harm. - Epidemics. (Quote by - Hippocrates)

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