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Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart. - Eric Hoffer

It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer

How ever a brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Loud o'er my head though awful thunders roll, And vivid lightning's flash from pole to pole, Yet 'tis Thy voice, my God, that bids them fly, Thy arm directs those lightnings through the sky. Then let the good Thy mighty name revere, And hardened sinners Thy just vengeance fear. - Sir Walter Scott

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. - Sir Winston Churchill

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience. - Duchess of Windsor

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere. - Lido Anthony 'Lee' Iacocca

For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive. - D. H. Lawrence