"Politeness , n. The most acceptable hypocrisy."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

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"Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust."


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"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other."


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"Truth quenches untruth, love quenches anger, self-suffering quenches violence. This eternal rule is a rule not for saints only but for all."


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"The soul is like a pair of winged horses and a charioteer joined in natural union."

Plato
Plato "Phaedrus"

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"What a lot of things there are a man can do without."


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"The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad and incomplete in the urban compound."

Marshall McLuhan
Marshall McLuhan "Understanding Media"

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"Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic."


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"All that is not given is lost."


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"The trouble with foreign languages is, you have to think before your speak."


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"Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

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"An artist will betray himself by some sort of sincerity."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Dagger with Wings"

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"But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart."

Jesus Christ Matthew 5:27-28
Jesus Christ Matthew 5:27-28

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"Life + Desire = Man; Life - Desire = God"


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"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."


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"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice."


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"She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit."


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"Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises."


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"Death is life's way of telling you you're fired."


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"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe."

Voltaire
Voltaire "Questions sur l'Encyclopédie"

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"Sickness is the first warning that we have made a wrong judgement. A healthy person is never unhappy."

George Ohsawa
George Ohsawa "Essential Ohsawa"

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"Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark."


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"Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through."


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"In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people."


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"The United States never lost a war or won a conference."


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"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes."


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"An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore."


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"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out."


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"The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange."


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"War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace."


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"Our virtues are most frequently but vices in disguise."


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"The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime."


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"Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better."


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"Man often finds relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another."


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"Conscience is God's presence in man."


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"A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again."


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"Man must choose whether to be rich in things or in the freedom to use them."

Ivan Illich
Ivan Illich "Deschooling Society"

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"This is a free country. Folks have a right to send me letters, and I have a right not to read them."


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"You may delay, but Time will not."


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"Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

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"Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

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"Today is, after all, today, but yesterday is of the same substance as tomorrow."


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"Action is the foundational key to all success."


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"Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life."


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"All the ill that is in us comes from fear, and all the good from love."


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"Better single than sorry."


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"Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you."


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"Lawyer (n): Larval stage of Politician."


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