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Friday, 22 September 2017
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"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living." (Phillips, Wendell - Education)

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Browse Quotations by Inge, Dean William R.

 
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive o all they do, and of all they are willing to endure. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Action)
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I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Age and Aging)
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There are two kinds of fools: One says, This is old therefore it is good. The other one says, This is new therefore it is better. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Change)
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Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Consciousness)
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There are no rewards or punishments -- only consequences. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Consequences)
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Every institution not only carries within it the seeds of its own dissolution, but prepares the way for its most hated rival. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Institutions)
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Let us remember, when we are inclined to be disheartened, that the private soldier is a poor judge of the fortunes of a great battle. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Judgment and Judges)
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Literature flourishes best when it is half trade and half an art. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Literature)
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In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Nationalities and Nationalism)
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Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Opinions)
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It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Peace)
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What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Plagiarism)
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To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Religion)
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A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Revolutions and Revolutionaries)
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Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next. - (Inge, Dean William R. - Society)
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