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The proper study of mankind is woman.
Humankind
Henry Brooks Adams

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The only substance properly so called is the soul.
Soul
Henri Frederic Amiel

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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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No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
Sanity
Henry Ward Beecher

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Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Crime and Criminals
Ambrose Bierce

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

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I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.
Personality
Norman O. Brown

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Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
Marriage
Jean De La Bruyere

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Life itself is the proper binge.
Life and Living
Julia Child

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Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
Truth
Charles Caleb Colton

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Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Worry
Confucius

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Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing.
Property
Calvin Coolidge

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Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
Property
E.E. (Edward. E.) Cummings

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Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
Truth
Danish Proverb

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Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs.
Regret
Charles Dickens

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Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.
Education
Peter F. Drucker

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It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
Training
Queen Elizabeth

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No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also.
Property
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is properly no history; only biography.
Biography
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Truth is the property of no individual but is the treasure of all men.
Truth
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We are taught by great actions that the universe is the property of every individual in it.
Action
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
Vocation
Clifton Fadiman

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He that parts with his property before his death prepares himself for much suffering.
Gifts
French Proverb

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By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
Property
Sigmund Freud

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Here is God's purpose -- for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
God
R. Buckminster Fuller

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