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Quotations by author » William Allen White
American Journalist known as the Sage of Emporia, whose mixture of tolerance, optimism, liberal Republicanism and provincialism made him the epitome of the thoughtful small-town American. 1868-1944
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. . . a businessman's candidate, hovering around the status quo like a sick kitten around a hot brick.
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A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal
Learning
Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.
Advertising
All dressed up, with nowhere to go.
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Any appeasement of tyranny is treason to this republic and to the democratic ideal
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As a matter of fact student riots of one sort or another, protests against the order that is, kicks against college and university management indicate a healthy growth and a normal functioning of the academic mind.
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Consistency is only a paste jewel that cheap men cherish.
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Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish.
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For 40 to 60 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership.
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From 40 to 60 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership. He has to guide a people in the greatest adventure ever undertaken on the planet.
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Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
Greatness
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
EncouragementFutureInspirationLifePositive thinking
I have never been bored an hour in my life. I get up every morning wondering what new strange glamorous thing is going to happen and it happens at fairly regular intervals.
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I have tried to teach people there are three kicks in every dollar: one, when you make it; two, when you have it. The third kick it when you give it away -- and it is the biggest kick of all.
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If each man or woman could understand that every other human life is as full of sorrows, or joys, or base temptations, of heartaches and of remorse as his own . . . how much kinder, how much gentler he would be.
HumanityLife
If our colleges and universities do not breed men who riot, who rebel, who attack life with all the youthful vim and vigor, then there is something wrong with our colleges. The more riots that come on college campuses, the better world for tomorrow.
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If the world were extremely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. That makes it hard to plan the day.
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Kansas is a state of the Union, but it is also a state of mind, a neurotic condition, a psychological phase, a symptom, indeed, something undreamed of in your philosophy, an inferiority complex against the tricks and manners of plutocracy -- social, political and economic.
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Lady Luck has been good to me and I fancy she has been good to everyone. Only some people are dour, and when she gives them the come hither with her eyes, they look down or turn away and lift an eyebrow. But me, I give her the wink and away we go.
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Liberty is the only thing you can't have unless you give it to others.
Liberty
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