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1. "The world looks very different to me now at twenty. I have outgrown my early opinions and ideals with my short dresses, just as Mrs. Walton said we would. Now the critics can say 'Thou waitest till thy woman's fingers wrought the best that lay within thy woman's heart."
Author: Annie Fellows Johnston
2. "You could make any man forget his years. When I saw you arrive in your lovely dress, I was conquered. If you don't wish to dance anymore perhaps we could chat?"- David Walton"
Author: Barry Gray
3. "And as we leave Donne and Walton on the shores of Metahemeralism, we wave a fond farewell to those famous chums of yore."
Author: Donna Tartt
4. "He's no John Walton."
Author: Haven Kimmel
5. "I thank you, Walton," he said, "for your kind intentions towards to miserable a wretch; but when you speak of new ties and fresh affections think you that any can replace those who are gone? Can any man be to me as Clerval was, or any woman another Elizabeth? Even where the affections are not strongly moved by any superior excellence, the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain. They know our infantine dispositions, which, however they may be afterwards modified, are never eradicated; and they can judge of our actions with more certain conclusions as to the integrity of our motives." -- Victor Frankenstein; Frankenstein"
Author: Mary Shelley
6. "I feel my heart glow with an enthusiasm which elevates me to heaven, for nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.- Robert Walton in "Letter 1"
Author: Mary Shelley
7. "Servant leadership is the foundation and the secret of Sam Walton's ability to achieve team synergy."
Author: Michael Bergdahl
8. "Sam Walton was a master storyteller who used illustrative stories to reinforce his cultural standards."
Author: Michael Bergdahl
9. "At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement."
Author: Michael Bergdahl
10. "Sam Walton instilled ownership of the products in the stores into the collective consciousness of every associate regardless of what job they did for the company."
Author: Michael Bergdahl
11. "Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations."
Author: Michael Bergdahl
12. "All of us from 'The Waltons' still love each other. I think we're closer than some real families."
Author: Michael Learned
13. "'The Waltons' was profoundly important after years of wandering around. I was 44 and cut off from family and friends. It nurtured me back to a sense of family and who I am. It was a transforming experience."
Author: Ralph Waite
14. "There is a class whose value I should designate as Favorites: such as Froissart's Chronicles; Southey's Chronicle of the Cid ; Cervantes ; Sully's Memoirs ; Rabelais ; Montaigne ; Izaak Walton; Evelyn; Sir Thomas Browne; Aubrey ; Sterne ; Horace Walpole ; Lord Clarendon ; Doctor Johnson ; Burke, shedding floods of light on his times ; Lamb; Landor ; and De Quincey ;- a list, of course, that may easily be swelled, as dependent on individual caprice. Many men are as tender and irritable as lovers in reference to these predilections. Indeed, a man's library is a sort of harem, and I observe that tender readers have a great pudency in showing their books to a stranger."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

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