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Mignon McLaughlinWhat you can't get out of, get into whole-heartedly.

—  Mignon McLaughlin, 1913-1983, American magazine editor

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George Bernard ShawTake care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

Will DurantMen decided that it was better to pay taxes than to fight among themselves; better to pay tribute to one magnificent robber than to bribe them all.

—  Will Durant, 1885-1981, American historian & philosopher

Winston ChurchillEvery man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting negative solutions.

—  Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, British Prime Minister, Nobel 1953

Ambrose BierceThe poor man's price of admittance to the favor of the rich is his self-respect.

—  Ambrose Bierce, 1842–1914, American writer

John KennedyOnce you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.

—  John Kennedy, 1917-1963, American President [1961-1963]

Charles de GaulleYou start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.

—  Charles de Gaulle, 1890-1970, French President

Thomas PaineModeration in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.

—  Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, English-American writer

Jules RenardTo succeed you must add water to your wine, until there is no more wine.

—  Jules Renard, 1864-1910, French writer

Jean CocteauCompromise yourself. Obscure your own trail.

—  Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963, French artist

Margaret ThatcherIf you just set out to be liked, you will be prepared to compromise on anything at anytime, and would achieve nothing.

—  Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013, British Prime Minister


Proverbs

American proverbIf you can't beat 'em, join 'em.

—  American proverb

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