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A Quote by André Gide on time

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One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)

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A Quote by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy on art, history, independence, time, and work

We have come to think of art and work as incompatible, or at least independent categories and have for the first time in history created an industry without art.

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877 -)

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A Quote by Anatole Broyard on children, expectation, obedience, present, and time

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.

Anatole Broyard

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A Quote by Amy Strum Alcott on cooking, order, and time

Alcott spends part of her off-time as a short order cook at the Butterfly Bakery in Los Angeles where she says, The pressure of getting an order right is greater than sinking a putt.

Amy Strum Alcott (1956 -)

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A Quote by Amelia Jenks Bloomer on beginning, good, power, slavery, time, and women

The same Power that brought the slave out of bondage will, in His own good time and way, bring about the emancipation of women, and make her the equal in power and dominion that she was in the beginning.

Amelia Bloomer (1818 - 1894)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on appearance, discovery, existence, mind, philosophy, purpose, time, and truth

TRUTH, n. An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance. Discovery of truth is the sole purpose of philosophy, which is the most ancient occupation of the human mind and has a fair prospect of existing . . . to the end of time.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on gifts, god, power, and time

UBIQUITY, n. The gift or power of being in all places at one time, but not in all places at all times, which is omnipresence, an attribute of God and the luminiferous ether only.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on books, inconsistency, popularity, time, and usefulness

OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as an "old man". Discredited by lapse of time and offensive to the popular taste, as an "old" book.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on mind, punishment, and time

IMPENITENCE, n. A state of mind intermediate in point of time between sin and punishment.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on friendship, future, happiness, and time

FUTURE, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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