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1. "I know positively - yes Rieux I can say I know the world inside out as no one on earth is free from it. And I know too that we must keep endless watch on ourselves lest in careless moment we breathe in somebody's face and fasten the infection on him. What's natural is the microbe. All the rest- health integrity purity if you like - is a product of the human will of vigilance that must never falter. The good man the man who infects hardly anyone is the man who has the fewest lapses of attention. And it needs tremendous will-power a never ending tension of the mind to avoid such lapses. Yes Rieux it's a wearying business being plague-stricken. But it's still more wearying to refuse to be it. That's why everybody in the world today looks so tired everyone is more or less sick of plague. But that is also why some of us who want to get the plague out of their systems feel such desperate weariness a weariness from which nothing remains to set us free except death."
Author: Albert Camus
2. "Say what you have to say in the fewest possible words."
Author: Arthur Bryant
3. "The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles. It has simple sound and few graphics special effects. In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the other machines are getting bigger."
Author: Bill Budge
4. "Women can always put things in fewest words. Except when it's blowing up; and then they lengthens it out."
Author: Charles Dickens
5. "Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it."
Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
6. "...I should always find, the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind; but that middle station had the fewest disasters, and was not exposed to so many vicissitudes as the higher or lower part of mankind; nay, they were not subjected to so many distempers and uneasinesses either of body or mind, as those were who, by vicious living, luxury, and extravagances on one hand, or by hard labor, want of necessaries, and mean or insufficient diet on the other hand, bring distempers upon themselves by the natural consequences of their way of living; that the middle station of life was calculated for all kind of virtues and all kind of enjoyments; that peace and plenty were the handmaids of a middle fortune; that temperance, moderation, quietness, health, society, all agreeable diversions, and all desirable pleasures, were the blessings attending the middle station of life..."
Author: Daniel Defoe
7. "Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards."
Author: Diogenes
8. "How can he be killed most easily? With the fewest stains?"
Author: Donald Barthelme
9. "The anarch knows the rules. He has studied them as a historian and goes along with them as a contemporary. Wherever possible, he plays his own game within their framework; this makes the fewest waves."
Author: Ernst Jünger
10. "My purpose in going to Walden Pondwas not to live cheaply nor to live dearly therebut to transact some private business,with the fewest obstacles…It's a good place for business...it offers advantageswhich it may not be good policy to divulge."
Author: Henry David Thoreau
11. "Where people work longest and with least leisure, they buy the fewest goods. No towns were so poor as those of England where the people, from children up, worked fifteen and sixteen hours a day. They were poor because these overworked people soon wore out -- they became less and less valuable as workers. Therefore, they earned less and less and could buy less and less."
Author: Henry Ford
12. "Horace, fit, and athletic and light on his feet, gave their guards the fewest opportunities to beat him, although on one occasion an angry Tualaghi, furious that Horace misunderstood an order to kneel, slashed his dagger across the young man's face, opening a thin, shallow cut on his right cheek. The wound was superficial but as Evanlyn treated it that evening, Horace shamelessly pretended that it was more painful than it really was. He enjoyed the touch of her ministering hands. Halt and Gilan, bruised and weary, watched as she cleaned the wound and gently pated it dry. Horace did a wonderful job of pretending to bear great pain with stoic bravery. Halt shook his head in disgust."What faker," he said to Gilan. The younger Ranger nodded."Yes. He's really making a meal of it isn't he?" He paused, then added more ruefully, "Wish I'd thought of it first."
Author: John Flanagan
13. "Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room."
Author: Jonathan Swift
14. "Most are on the search for their center their entire life long, for the axis of their world, but only the fewest are aware of it."
Author: Kai Meyer
15. "Sometimes the saddest stories take the fewest words."
Author: Karen Thompson Walker
16. "If you really understand something, you can say it in the fewest words, instead of thrashing about."
Author: Paul Graham
17. "The fishing is best where the fewest go and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone is aiming for base hits."
Author: Timothy Ferriss
18. "He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles."
Author: Walter Scott

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You either go along with the system - conform to what is expected to be a hit - or you have very tough going."
Author: Budd Schulberg

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