1. 10

    A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.

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  2. 9

    An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

    16
  3. 8

    The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.

    17
  4. 7

    When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

    21
  5. 6

    A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.

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  6. 5

    Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.

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  7. 4

    Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

    25
  8. 3

    Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.

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  9. 2

    Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.

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  10. 1

    Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

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  11. Last Update: 28 September 2022

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