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Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they're being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I'm black. I tell them, 'Don't stop now. If I shot somebody you'd mention it.' (Quote by - Colin Powell)

The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot. (Quote by - Bob Dylan)

No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition. (Quote by - William Osler)

But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication. (Quote by - Abraham Maslow)

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. (Quote by - Bill Cosby)

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back. (Quote by - Bill Gates)

Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself. (Quote by - Haniel Long)

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there - I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. (Quote by - Andy Warhol)

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell? (Quote by - Andy Warhol)

I never worry about being driven to drink; I just worry about being driven home. (Quote by - W. C. Fields)

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect. (Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs. (Quote by - Karl Marx)

Frankly, I don't mind not being President. I just mind that someone else is. (Quote by - Edward Kennedy)

I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes. (Quote by - Peter Drucker)

There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)


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