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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBy plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

 Rabindranath Tagore quotes (Indian Poet, Playwright and Essayist, Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, 1861-1941)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHe thought of all the living species that train their young in the art of survival, the cats who teach their kittens to hunt, the birds who spend such strident efforts on teaching their fledglings to fly - yet man, whose tool of survival is the mind, does not merely fail to teach a child to think, but devotes the child's education to the purpose of destroying his brain, of convincing him that thought is futile and evil, before he has started to think ... Men would shudder, he thought, if they saw a mother bird plucking the feathers from the wings of her young, then pushing him out of the nest to struggle for survival - yet that was what they did to their children.
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 Ayn Rand quotes (Russian born American Writer and Novelist, 1905-1982)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIf we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged

 Virginia Woolf quotes (English Modernist Writer. She is best known for her feminist essay "A Room of One's Own" and the novel "Mrs. Dalloway". Committed suicide at age 59. 1882-1941)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to get the most feathers with the least hissing.
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 Jean Baptiste Colbert quotes (French Economist and Minister of Finance under King Louis XIV of France. 1619-1683)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quotePoetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.

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