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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 146
by Edward Gibbon - 1805
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Christian would rather admit that a wafer is God than that God is a cruel and capricious tyrant. 3923 0 (in a pamphlet on the army) We are suffering from a debilitating f GIBBON lohn Murray 3924 I always suspect an artist who is successful before he is dead. GIBBONS Orlando...
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Eye on the Sea: Reflections on the Boating Life

Mary Jane Hayes - Literary Collections - 1999 - 192 pages
...Deeps of Winter 171 On Creative Accommodation 173 On Taking Stock 185 For Warren, husband and skipper "The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators." —Edward Gibbon Eye on the Sea I CAME TO THE SEA VIA AN INTIMATE ACQUAINTance with the land and the...
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The Cybercultures Reader

David Bell, Barbara M. Kennedy - Computers - 2000 - 768 pages
...least that's what they tell us in the authorized history books). Cyberpunk: the pilots of the species The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. fEdward Gibhon1 The word cybernetic-person or cybernuot returns us to the original meaning of 'pilot'...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - Reference - 2000 - 308 pages
...sort of clever stupidity to develop just one sort of talent—like a carrier pigeon. —George Eliot The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. —Edward Gibbon The best evidence of ability is an immense capacity for hard work and an intense conviction...
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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan W. Hirshfeld - Science - 2002 - 336 pages
...around me myriads of other globes. — Walt Whitman, "Night on the Prairies," from Leaves of Grass The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — Edward Gibbon *** Ly father's desk was filled with mysterious instruments. As a child, I'd slip...
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Nols Wilderness Wisdom: Quotes for Inspirational Exploration

John Gookin - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 140 pages
...Chinese proverb Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Edison The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. Edward Gibbon Buy gear that is "good enough" but learn to use it really well. Owning a paint brush...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - Reference - 2005 - 511 pages
...Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. — Aldous Huxley The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — Edu'ard Gibbon As experience widens, one begins to see how much upon a level all human things are....
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Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use ...

Alan Perlman - Business & Economics - 2006 - 220 pages
...Future "A great historian1 once wrote [ — and all of you who are sailors know this, I'm sure — ]/the winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.' As we chart the future of our business, we have to be the ablest navigators of all. And while the outcome...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 817 pages
...Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680 ~ Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases. ~ Jeremy Collier, 1650-1726 ~ The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. ~ Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794 ~ Present opportunities are neglected and attainable good is slighted, by...
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Perfect Phrases for Executive Presentations: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use ...

Alan Perlman - Business & Economics - 2006 - 220 pages
...• "A great historian1 once wrote [—and all of you who are sailors know this, I'm sure— L'the winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.' As we chart the future of our business, we have to be the ablest navigators of all. And while the outcome...
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