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Brief author info: Manuel Gonzalez Prada (1848-1918) Peruvian poet and political activist Called "Maestro" by students for attacks on academicism, traditionalism, and colonialism. Published poems attacking political corruption; helped form Union Nacional, political party to promote pro-gressivism (1891); self-exiled to Paris for seventeen years after agi-tation-caused assassination of Ecuadoran dictator, Garcia Moreno; returned to Lima (1898) and leadership of party for short time; known for famous speech to Baker's Union (1905), pleading for understanding between intellectuals and workers.
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Everywhere revolutions are painful yet fruitful gestations of a people: they shed blood but create light, they eliminate men but elaborate ideas.
The displacement of a little sand can change occasionally the course of deep rivers.
Old men to their graves, young men to their tasks.
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If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Sad Quote
Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Inspirational Quote
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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