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 Edward Koch - “They have given me the imprimatur of a serious writer, which I knew I was but could not claim publicly until they gave it to me.”  
 Woodrow Wilson - “Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim nor even extra brightness but perseverance all can have.”  
 Jean Racine - “Oh, I have loved him too much to feel no hate for him. (Ah je l'ai trop aim”  
 Charles Schulz - “My life has no purpose . . . my life has no direction . . . no aim . . . no meaning . . . and yet I'm happy . . . I can't figure it out . . . What am I doing right”  
 Jawaharlal Nehru - “It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.”  
 Peter Drucker - “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.”  
 Will Rogers - “What would we say if the Chinese sent a gunboat with their marines up the Mississippi River claiming they were protecting their laundries in Memphis”  
 Oscar Wilde - “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. And unselfishness is letting other people's lives alone, not interfering with them. Selfishness always aims at uniformity of type.”  
 Samuel Johnson - “A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favor cannot satisfy him.”  
 H. L. Mencken - “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”  
 Charles Hamilton Houston - “The American color bar unless speedily removed will be the rock on which our international Good Neighbor policy and our pious claims to moral leadership will founder.”  
 Wallace Thurman - “Being a Negro writer these days is a racket and I'm going to make the most of it while it lasts. About twice a year I sell a story. It is acclaimed. I am a genius in the making. Thank God for this Negro literary renaissance. Long may it flourish”  
 G. C. Lichtenberg - “That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.”  
 William James Mayo - “The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.”  
 Aime Cesaire - “It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.”  
 Karl von Clausewitz - “If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.”  
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Speech is power speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.”  
 Walter Gropius - “If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.”  
 Maimonides - “Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.”  
 Jimmy Swaggart - “The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that. Also, will they believe what the Media says, considering that its aim is to steal, kill, and destroy”  
 W. H. Auden - “America has always been a country of amateurs where the professional, that is to say, the man who claims authority as a member of an”  
 Leo Szilard - “A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade, but to clarify.”  
 Robert Burns - “Some rhyme a neebor's name to lashSome rhyme (vain thought) for needfu' cashSome rhyme to court the country clash,An' raise a dinFor me, an aim I never fashI rhyme for fun.”  
 Lucretia Mott - “I resolved to claim for my sex all that an impartial Creator had bestowed, which, by custom and a perverted application of the Scriptures, had been wrested from woman.”  
 Maureen Duffy - “We all have to rise in the end, not just one or two who were smart enough, had will enough for their own salvation, but all the halt, the maimed and the blind of us which is most of us.”  

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