A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

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By: William Shakespeare

Context:
Act V, Scene IV of Shakespeare's Richard III, quoted in an AM New York article about the real Richard III's remains being found in excavations of a medieval friary under a city park in London, England. The discovery was made by a team from the University of Leicester.

source: AM New York,  

The world has grown so bad that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch.

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By: William Shakespeare

Context:
Act I, Scene III of Shakespeare's Richard III, quoted in an AM New York article about the real Richard III's remains being found in excavations of a medieval friary under a city park in London, England. The discovery was made by a team from the University of Leicester.

source: AM New York,  

Now is the winter of our discontent.

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By: William Shakespeare

Context:
Act I, Scene I of Shakespeare's Richard III, quoted in an AM New York article about the real Richard III's remains being found in excavations of a medieval friary under a city park in London, England. The discovery was made by a team from the University of Leicester.

source: AM New York,  

Bring the mind into sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere. The mind must be emancipated from old habits, prejudices, restritictive thought processes and even ordinary thought itself.

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By: Bruce Lee

Context:
From Bruce Lee's book Tao of Jeet Kune Do

So shall we come to look at the world with new eyes. It shall answer the endless inquiry of the intellect, — What is truth? and of the affections, — What is good? by yielding itself passive to the educated Will. ... Build, therefore, your own world. As fast as you conform your life to the pure idea in your mind, that will unfold its great proportions. A correspondent revolution in things will attend the influx of the spirit.

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By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Context:
The closing of Ralph Waldo Emerson's 1836 essay "Nature".

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

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By: Mark Twain

Context:
Mark Twain, written in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Myths find their most adequate expression not in logical propositions but in suggestive symbols.

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By: Aldous Huxley

Context:
Written by Huxley in the article "Brave New World Updated", for Life Magazine (September 20, 1948)

America is now in that curious interlude that Nietzsche foretold a century ago: the time of the reevaluation, the devising of new values to replace the osteoporotic skeletons of the old. Behold, it is not the ending but the beginning! Sisters and brethren, it is written that these are evil days, but I say unto you: the holiest of spirits are even now bubbling up into every brain.

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By: Tom Wolfe

Context:
From Wolfe's Life Magazine article "The Sexed-Up, Doped-Up, Hedonistic Heaven of the Boom-Boom ’70s" (December 1979).