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As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.
Men and Women
Joseph Addison

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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Cities and City Life
Aristotle

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Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.
Simplicity
Philip James Bailey

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All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.
Publicity
Brendan F. Behan

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There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
Publicity
Brendan F. Behan

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The price of justice is eternal publicity.
Publicity
Arnold Bennett

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A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
Fools and Foolishness
Al Bernstein

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Scornful men bring a city into a snare, but wise men turn away wrath. [Proverbs 29:8]
Anger
Bible

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Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.
Prudence
William Blake

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The great seal of truth is simplicity.
Truth
Herman Boerhaave

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With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Risk
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
Children
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
Simplicity
Christian Nevell Bovee

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The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Planning
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Courage
Omar Bradley

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A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
Truth
Sir Thomas Browne

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Genius is nothing but a great capacity for patience.
Genius
Georges-Louis Leclerc Buffon

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The world thinks eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy.
Eccentricity
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
Family
George Burns

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Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Genius
Thomas Carlyle

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I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.
Compassion
Pablo Casals

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I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Talkativeness
Marcus T. Cicero

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Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.
Tact and Tactfulness
Jean Cocteau

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Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
Idleness
Cyril Connolly

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No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.
Cities and City Life
Cyril Connolly

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun