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George Bernard ShawThe reformer for whom the world is not good enough finds himself shoulder to shoulder with him that is not good enough for the world.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

Wolfgang GoetheIf you inquire what the people are like here, I must answer, “The same as everywhere!”

—  Wolfgang Goethe, 1749-1832, German poet & philosopher

Friedrich NietzscheThe surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900, German philosopher

Oscar WildeAll women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

Eric HofferThe less satisfaction we derive from being ourselves, the greater is our desire to be like others.

—  Eric Hoffer, 1902-1983, American writer & philosopher

VoltaireIf God has made us in his image, we have returned him the favor.

—  Voltaire, 1694-1778, French philosopher & writer

Marcel ProustJust as those who practice the same profession recognize each other instinctively, so do those who practice the same vice.

—  Marcel Proust, 1871-1922, French writer

Georg Christoph LichtenbergThere is no more important rule of conduct in the world than this: attach yourself as much as you can to people who are abler than you and yet not so very different that you cannot understand them.

—  Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, 1742-1799, German author of maxims


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Charles de GaulleNow she is like everyone else.

—  Charles de Gaulle, 1890-1970, French President

     (at the funeral of his daughter Anne, who had Down Syndrome, 1948)

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Ancient Greek

HomerAs ever, god brings like and like together!

Ως αεί τον όμοιον άγει θεός ως τον όμοιον.

—  Homer, c. 800-750 BC, II ‐ Odyssey XVII

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Proverbs

French proverbAt night all cats are grey.

—  French proverb

French proverbThose who resemble each other, assemble together

Qui se ressemble, s'assemble.

—  French proverb

French proverbLike master, like man.

Tel maître, tel valet.

—  French proverb

International proverbSet a thief to catch a thief.

—  International proverb

English proverbBirds of a feather flock together.

—  English proverb










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