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ma budzić. Ma inspirować. Właściwe słowo we właściwej chwili może zmienić świat... umysłem i rękami gotowego na te słowa człowieka.

Gavagai to... repozytorium inspiracji: fragmentów książek, filmów i wierszy... opisów umysłów i czynów wielkich ludzi, których śladem warto podążać. To także repozytorium 25 tysięcy sentencji i aforyzmów.

Sentencje w bazie gavagai:

Power (n): The only narcotic regulated by the SEC instead of the FDA.

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One man gets nothing but discord out of a piano; another gets harmony. No one claims the piano is at fault. Life is about the same. The discord is there, and the harmony is there. Study to play it correctly, and it will give forth the beauty; play it falsely, and it will give forth the ugliness. Life is not at fault.

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Passion will not be commanded. It commands us . . .

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

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Gdy mówią, że szanse są przeciw tobie, postaw na swoje serce i udowodnij im, że się mylą.

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A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.

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Support bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.

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The fact that no one understands you doesn't make you an artist.

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Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it's what you are expected to give - which is everything.

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Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like.

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Trudno o pewniejsza oznakę nienormalności jak powtarzanie w kołko tego samego i oczekiwanie, że otrzyma się inne wyniki.

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A well-regulated population being necessary to the security of a police state, the right of the Government to keep and destroy arms shall not be infringed." -- a cynical look at how gun-grabbers read the second amendment, from Vin at http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Lobby/8786/drega.htm

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Government is not reason, and it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master: never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action." -- A popular Americanism of unknown origin, usually attributed to George Washington, although no one I know of has proven his authorship. Nomatter, it's true, it's popular, and I won't let it die. You may as well attribute it to yourself to avoid getting sidetracked into arguments about quotations instead of about rights. Using unverifiable quotations plays into the hands of the enemies of individual rights, as they can then focus only on the quotations, and not the concepts.

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A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it.

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Każdy wielki czyn to skrajność.

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Dwa rodzaje pisarzy są geniuszami – ci co myślą, i ci co sprawiają że inni ludzie zaczynają myśleć.

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Genius is an infinite capacity for giving pains.

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Genius: 1. to believe your own thought. To believe that what is true for you is ultimately true. 2. a sledgehammer. 3. the fruit of labour and thought. 4. soul. 5. the ability to put into effect what is in your mind. 6. something one can become.

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So few people think. When we find one who really does, we call him a genius.

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Time is an illusion perpetrated by the manufacturers of space.

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Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

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Enough research will tend to support your theory

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A man without religion is like a fish without a bicycle.

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Among economists, the real world is often a special case.

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Don't get mad -- get even.

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If you see a man approaching you with the obvious intent of doing you good, you should run for your life.

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ARE WE HAVING A RELATIONSHIP -- Or just doing research on each other?

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You have some of my favourite problems. WONDERFUL!

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Nobody notices when things go right.

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If you hit two keys on the typewriter, the one you don't want hits the paper.

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Washing your car to make it rain doesn't work.

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We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.

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He who angers you conquers you.

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the great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you but he will make a fool of himself too.

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Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand.

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If it's not on fire then it's a software problem.

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Sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down will be the ones to help you get back up.

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After all is said and done, a lot more will be said than done.

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Yesterday is a canceled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is cash...Spend it wisely.

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The saddest moment in a person's life comes but once.

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The true Black Belt is the white belt of a beginner, stained by the dried blood of and sweat of the owner.

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There is no such thing as happiness, only lesser shades of melancholy.

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The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.

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History doesn't repeat itself. Historians merely repeat each other.

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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

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Remember: Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Estair did, but she did it backwards and in high heels.

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Success is the greatest revenge.

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Love shall wait for its proper time.

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Will power is eating just one salted peanut.

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Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.

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I do whatever the little voices in my head tell me to.

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God gave people a mouth that closes and ears that don't, which should tell us something.

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Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

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I'm a clown. That's my sole mechanism of defense. Very few people will go out of their way to punish a clown.

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I asked for everything so I could enjoy life. Instead, He gave me life so I could enjoy everything.

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To understand recursion, you must first understand recursion.

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Give me the strength to change the things I can, the grace to accept the things I cannot, and a great big bag of money.

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I'm not worried about the bullet with my name on it... just the thousands out there marked 'Occupant.'

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Those who complain how the ball bounces are often the ones who dropped it.

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether the attitude is positive or negative.

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Losers let it happen. WINNERS MAKE IT HAPPEN. Losers always have an excuse. WINNERS ALWAYS HAVE AN IDEA. Losers identify with problems. WINNERS IDENTIFY WITH SOLUTIONS. Losers say, 'it might be possible, but it's too difficult.' WINNERS SAY, 'IT MIGHT BE DIFFICULT, BUT IT'S ALWAYS POSSIBLE.'

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RISK MORE than others think is safe. CARE MORE than others think is wise. DREAM MORE than others think is practical. EXPECT MORE than others think is possible.

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Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.

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Don't be a BEN brother, should have been, would hve been, could have been, or might have been.

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Don't tell my mother I work in an advertising agency - she thinks I play the piano in a whore house.

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A high percentage of persons over sixty commit suicide.

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Be still and know that I am with you.

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Ever notice that the area of a department store containing completely useless objects is called 'gifts?'

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You've got to dance like no one's watching and love like it's never going to hurt.

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Keep your words sweet—you may have to eat them.

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When the world is falling apart around you, drink tea.

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Life is a whim of several billion cells to be you for a while.

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If you only had one phone call to make before you die, who would you call? -What would you say? - And why are you waiting?

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The work will wait while you show the child the rainbow, but the rainbow won't wait while you do the work.

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A part of you has grown in me. And so you see, it's you and me together forever and never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart.

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A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.

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What orbit of the planets has put you and me in this place, at this moment? Where time takes a breath, and we dance on the edge of our dreams?

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If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.

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Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand-in-hand.

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To the world you may be just one person. To the person you may be the world.

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To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

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There are no such things as strangers, only friends that we have not yet met.

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Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean that they're not out to get you.

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There's nothing wrong with building dream castles as long as you don't try to move in.

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Love is the fire of life; it either consumes or purifies.

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Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you--not because they are nice, but because you are.

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And when the future hinges on the next words that are said, Don't let logic interfere, believe your heart instead.

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Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence.

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We must accept the truth, even if ti changes our point of view.

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Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling throuhg the mind. If you don't take action, it cut's a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.

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Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle - when the sun comes up, you'd better be running.

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Your biggest challenge isn't someone else. It's the ache in your lungs and the burning in your legs, and the voice inside you that yells 'CAN'T", but you don't listen. You just push harder. And then you hear the voice whisper 'can'. And you discover that the person you thought you were is no match for the one you really are.

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Stand up for what is right even if you are standing alone.

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Don't try to get even...get ahead !

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Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.

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It is quite impossible to guarantee world peace. But is should be possible to guarantee world freedom.

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Can you see the real me?

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If you have tried to do something and failed, you are vastly better off than if you had tried to do nothing and succeeded.

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I can indeed hardly see how anyone ought to wish Christianity to be true; for if so the plain language of the text seems to show that men who do not believe, and this will include my father, brother and most of my best friends, will be everlastingly punished. And this is a damnable doctrine.

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In this world the unseen has power.

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A shady lane breeds mud.

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With all things and in all things, we are relatives.

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Stolen food never satisfies hunger.

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Strive to be a person who is never absent from an important act.

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Men in search of a myth will usually find one.

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It is no longer good enough to cry peace, we must act peace, live peace, and live in peace.

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Man has responsibility, not power.

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The one who tells the stories rules the world.

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Force, no matter how concealed, begets resistance.

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Everything the Power does, it does in a circle.

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It takes a whole village to raise a child.

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The price of liberty is less than the cost of oppression.

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The length of a marriage is inversely proportional to the cost of the wedding.

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It is bad luck to be superstitious

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When we walk to the end of all the light we have, and take a step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe one of two things will happen: that we will land on something solid, or we will learn how to fly.

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One hundred years from now, it won't matter what car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much I had in my bank account, nor what my clothes looked like, but the world may be a little better because I was important in the life of a child.

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Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.

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It has been said that we need just three things in life: Something to do, Something to look forward to And someone to love.

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If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.

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It will be a great day when schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.

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Jesteś tym, czym są napędzające cię z głębi pragnienia. A jakie są te pragnienia, taka jest twoja wola. Jaka jest twoja wola, takie uczynki. A jakie uczynki, takie przeznaczenie.

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Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people move our souls to dance. They awaken us to a new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon. They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.

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As you believe, so you become. As you become, so you believe.

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May the most you wish for be the least you get.

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We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

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This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.

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For best results: Wash in cold water separately, hang dry and iron with warm iron. For not so good results: Drag behind car through puddles, blow-dry on roofrack.

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Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools. -from an editorial on Robert Goddard's work in rocket propulsion, 1921

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Avoid overly pretentious job titles such as Lord of the Realm, Defender of the Faith, Emporer of Siberia or Director of Corporate Planning.

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Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.

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I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year.

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Illuminating is what we are.

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I finally know what distinguishes man from other beasts: financial worries.

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Respect for individual rights is the essential precondition for a free and prosperous world, ... and that only through freedom can peace and prosperity be realized.

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The measure of one's true character is what they would do if they knew they would never be found out

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Jeśli płaczesz nad tym, że w twoim życiu słońce zapadło za horyzontem, twoje łzy przeszkodzą ci patrzeć w piękno gwiazd.

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To be a star, You must shine your own light, Follow your own path, And don't worry about the darkness, For that is when stars shine brightest!

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Es ist nicht genug zu wissen, man muss auch anwenden. Es ist nicht genug zu wollen, man muss auch tun.

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nudziarz pozbawia cię samotności, nie zapewniając towarzystwa.

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nudziarz to człowiek, który mówi, kiedy chcesz, żeby słuchał.

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chłopiec staje się mężczyzną, kiedy przestaje prosić ojca o pieniądze, a domaga się pożyczki.

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cham to ktoś, kto mówi, gdy całuje.

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klasyka to dzieła, które każdy chce znać, ale których nikt nie chce czytać.

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przyjaciel wszystkich nie jest niczyim przyjacielem.

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i głupiec od czasu do czasu musi przez przypadek mieć rację.

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dżentelmen to człowiek, który ma szacunek dla tych, którzy nie mogą mu oddać żadnej przysługi.

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dżentelmen nigdy nie jest niegrzeczny, chyba że umyślnie.

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dobry słuchacz ma więcej przyjaciół niż dobry mówca.

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lepiej dobrze nastraszyć niż udzielać dobrych rad.

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zacną kobietę poznać po tym, co robi, zacnego mężczyznę po tym, czego nie robi.

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wielkim człowiekiem jest ten, kto nie zatracił serca dziecka.

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wielki polityk, tak jak dobry dozorca domu, wie, że czystkę trzeba robić codziennie.

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człowiek jest jak gramofon z paroma płytami. Szybko jesteś nimi znudzony; a jednak musisz siedzieć przy stole, gdy ten odgrywa je dla każdego nowego gościa.

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człowiek, który zamierza popełnić jakiś nieludzki czyn, usprawiedliwia się, mówiąc "Jestem w końcu tylko człowiekiem".

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człowiek, który wie, że jest głupcem, nie jest taki głupi.

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mężczyzna, który nigdy nie kłamie kobiecie, ma bardzo mało względów dla jej uczuć.

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skromna dziewczyna nigdy nie goni za mężczyznami; tak jak pułapka na myszy nie ściga myszy.

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nowa znajomość jest jak nowa książka. Wolę ją, nawet gdy jest zła, od starej.

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doskonały gość to taki, przy którym gospodarz czuje się jak u siebie w domu.

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można czynić zło nie tylko swoim działaniem, ale także zaniechaniem działania.

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pesymista to facet, który żyje z optymistką.

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pesymista to człowiek, który uważa, że wszyscy są takimi samymi łotrami, jak on sam, i nienawidzi ich za to.

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poeta, któremu się nie wiedzie w pisaniu, staje się ciętym krytykiem.

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Polityk dzieli ludzkość na dwie klasy: narzędzia i wrogów.

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psycholog to facet, który obserwuje innych, kiedy piękna dziewczyna wchodzi do pokoju.

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umiarkowana ilość pcheł jest dobra dla psa: nie pozwala mu ponuro rozmyślać o swojej psiej doli.

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bogaty człowiek nie umie wyobrazić sobie biedy.

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uczony, który kocha wygodę, nie jest godzien, by go uważano za uczonego.

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egoista jest obojętny dla ludzi, których nie może wykorzystać do swoich celów.

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obowiązkowość jest pożyteczna w pracy, ale przykra w stosunkach międzyludzkich.

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mężczyzna, któremu się wiedzie, to taki, który zarabia więcej, niż jego żona jest w stanie wydać.

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nauczyciel, który nie ma cierpliwości dla swoich uczniów jest tylko człowiekiem.

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przypadki są przypadkami tylko dla ignorantów.

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znajomy: ktoś, kogo znamy dostatecznie dobrze, żeby od niego pożyczać, ale niewystarczająco dobrze, żeby jemu pożyczać.

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dostosuj się do tempa natury: jej sekretem jest cierpliwość.

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reklama każe ci myśleć, że przez całe swoje życie marzyłeś o czymś, o czym wcześniej nigdy nawet nie słyszałeś.

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wszystkie partie polityczne umierają w końcu zatrute własnymi kłamstwami.

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człowieka można osądzać zarówno po jego wrogach, jak i przyjaciołach.

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możesz być pewnien, że kiedy ktoś zaczyna nazywać siebie "realistą", zamierza zrobić coś, czego się w głębi duszy wstydzi.

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nie można odróżnić porządnego człowieka od łotra, przynajmniej na pierwszy rzut oka.

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niewiele można zobaczyć w małym mieście, ale to, co można tam usłyszeć, wynagradza ten niedostatek.

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nie można być niezależnym od wszystkich.

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