Each of us has that right, that possibility, to invent ourselves daily. If a person does not invent herself, she will be invented. So, to be bodacious enough to invent ourselves is wise.
~ Maya Angelou (April 04, 1928 - )
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History is the fiction we invent to persuade ourselves that events are knowable and that life has order and direction.
~ Calvin & Hobbes
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We invent what we love, and what we fear
~ John Irving (March 02, 1942 - )
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In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
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We take this template ... and act as if it's God-given. We don't see that this was a social invention and we can re-invent it. We as a society need to create new templates for work life.
~ Phyllis Moen
There's no life without humour. It can make the wonderful moments of life truly glorious, and it can make tragic moments bearable.
~ Rufus Wainwright (July 22, 1973 - )
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At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
~ Thomas Tusser
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Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
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