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Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
Colleges and Universities
Matthew Arnold

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Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.
Names
W. H. Auden

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The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
Names
Chinese Proverb

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No orator can top the one who can give good nicknames.
Nicknames
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
Self-reliance
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
Necessity
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
Names
English Proverb

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If I could remember the names of all these particles, I'd be a botanist.
Memory
Enrico Fermi

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The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
History and Historians
R. Buckminster Fuller

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Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.
Names
Thomas C. Haliburton

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There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!
Fame
William Hazlitt

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Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Enemies
John F. Kennedy

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The ideal has many names, and beauty is but one of them.
Beauty
W. Somerset Maugham

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Titles are but nicknames, and every nickname is a title.
Nicknames
Thomas Paine

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You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Age and Aging
Arnold Palmer

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They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
Medicine
Plato

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From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor.
Ancestry
Proverb

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Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
Death and Dying
Proverb

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Isn't it marvelous how those scientists know the names of all those stars?
Science and Scientists
Source Unknown

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How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.
Mothers
Alice Walker

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One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
Words
Evelyn Waugh

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