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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.


Edward Gibbon

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EDWARD MOORE
Fond man! the vision of a moment made! Dream of a dream! and shadow of a shade!
EDWARD YOUNG
In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to...
EDWARD ALBERT
They only babble who practise not reflection.
EDWARD YOUNG
Automobiles have always been part of my life, and I'm sure they always will be. What is it about...
EDWARD HERRMANN
I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia...
EDWARD GREY
Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
EDWARD THORNDIKE
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as wel...
EDWARD SAPIR
I am all for the short and merry life.
EDWARD FITZGERALD
The Portuguese and Galician term 'saudade' suggests a profoundly bittersweet nostalgia.
EDWARD HIRSCH
I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should lead us to understand better the ordinary qua...
EDWARD WITTEN
The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back ...
EDWARD FITZGERALD
Nowhere more truly than in his mental capacities is man a part of nature.
EDWARD THORNDIKE
That is to say, nature's laws are causal; they reveal themselves by comparison and difference, a...
EDWARD TUFTE
Forgive me, but what is the purpose of drama but catharsis?
EDWARD ZWICK
Later that day when I passed the Admin lieutenant and the Sargeant standing by the Desk, I said casu...
EDWARD CONLON
Martha: Truth or illusion, George; you don't know the difference.
George: No, but we must carry...
EDWARD ALBEE
Can't I another's face commend, Or to her virtues be a friend, But instantly your forehead lou...
EDWARD MOORE
A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
EDWARD YOUNG
When pain can't bless, heaven quits us in despair.
EDWARD YOUNG
Can wealth give happiness? look round and see What gay distress! what splendid misery! Whate...
EDWARD YOUNG
Contrary to popular belief an artist is never ahead of his time, but most people are far behind thei...
EDWARD VARESE
Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity:...
EDWARD ABBEY
Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube. There are some things one would rather ha...
EDWARD ABBEY
That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of i...
EDWARD ABBEY
Less base the fear of death than fear of life.
EDWARD YOUNG
God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood of brave men which has been shed in its defe...
EDWARD EVERETT
As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and str...
EDWARD WITTEN
The art of creation is older than the art of killing.
EDWARD KOCH
You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for ones self-respect to be a punching bag.
EDWARD KOCH
I come like Water, and like Wind I go.
EDWARD FITZGERALD
It's now clear that from the very moment President Bush took office, Iraq was his highest priori...
EDWARD KENNEDY