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Chaim Potok – I think that to a…


“I think that to a very great extent we are partners with the divine in this enterprise called history. That is an ongoing relationship, and there is absolutely no guarantee that things will automatically work out to our best advantage.”
-Chaim Potok

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Rudyard Kipling – When you’re wounded and left…


“When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.”
-Rudyard Kipling

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Louisa May Alcott – Conceit spoils the finest genius…


“Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.”
-Louisa May Alcott

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Jacob Bronowski – That is the essence of…


“That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.”
-Jacob Bronowski

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Jenna Fischer – Sometimes acting is really cool…


“Sometimes acting is really cool because it forces you to exercise certain muscles in your personality that you wouldn’t normally be called upon in life.”
-Jenna Fischer

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Bobby Fischer – I felt that chess… is…


“I felt that chess… is a science in the form of a game… I consider myself a scientist. I wanted to be treated like a scientist.”
-Bobby Fischer

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Michael Morpurgo – It’s the teacher that makes…


“It’s the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.”
-Michael Morpurgo

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Zinedine Zidane – Music was important. Football was…


“Music was important. Football was the easy part.”
-Zinedine Zidane

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Gustave Flaubert – Caught up in life, you…


“Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.”
-Gustave Flaubert

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Eliza Dushku – Go big or go home…


“Go big or go home. Because it’s true. What do you have to lose?”
-Eliza Dushku

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