Thinking Quotations from Illumine Training

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Walter Lippmann

'Between ourselves and our real natures we interpose that wax figure of idealizations and selections which we call our character.'

Time period: 20th/21st century
Categories: Character

Helen Keller

'We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.'

Time period: 20th/21st century
Categories: Perception

Albert Einstein

'Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value.'

Time period: Any period
Categories: Success

Ralph Waldo Emerson

'The virtue of books is to be readable.'

Time period: 18th/19th Century
Categories: Writing

Henry Ford

'My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.'

Time period: 18th/19th Century
Categories: Friendship

Bern Williams

'Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys. The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons.'

Time period: 20th/21st century

Helen Keller

'Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.'

Time period: 20th/21st century
Categories: Success

Robert Frost

'A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.'

Time period: 20th/21st century
Categories: Humour

Epictetus

'Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.'

Time period: 1 - 500AD
Categories: Knowledge

Robert Orben

'Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.'

Time period: 20th/21st century
Categories: Love

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