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Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.  Saul Bellow 
There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.  Saul Bellow 
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.  Saul Bellow 
The cold of death has no temperature.  Romeo Dellaire 
The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.  Robin Sharma 
Time management is life managemnent  Robin Sharma 
Everything that happens in your life is beautiful.  Robin Sharma 
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.  Robertson Davies 
Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures.  Robertson Davies 
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.  Robertson Davies 
If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional and common sense continual.  Robertson Davies 
One of the most difficult tasks for the educated and sophisticated mind is to recognize that some clichés are also important truths.  Robertson Davies 
The people who fear humor - and there are many -are suspicious of its power to present things in unexpected lights to question received opinions and to suggest unforeseen possibilities.  Robertson Davies 
The young are often accused of exaggerating their troubles; they do so, very often, in the hope of making some impression upon the inertia and the immovability of the selfish old.  Robertson Davies 
I was not sure I wanted to issue orders to life; I rather liked the Greek notion of allowing Chance to take a formative hand in my affairs.  Robertson Davies 
A promise made is a debt unpaid.  Robert Service 
It is the difference in knowledge that commands respect. This is why the true test of every student lies in the humiliation of his master.  R. Scott Bakker 
Society must take every means at its disposal to defend itself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
My life is one long curve, full of turning points.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
I bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau