"People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust."


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"Whoever is new to power is always harsh."

Aeschylus
Aeschylus "Prometheus Bound"

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"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."


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"You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too."


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"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."


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"Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature."


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"Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."


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"A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "John Bull's Other Island"

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"One cat in a house is a sign of loneliness, two of barrenness, and three of sodomy."

Edward Dahlberg
Edward Dahlberg "Alms for Oblivion"

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"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."


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"Love is energy of life."


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"Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles."


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"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock."


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"A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears."


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"Try to become not a man of success, but try rather to become a man of value."


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"A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others."


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"A planned life is a dead life."


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"Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment."


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"Before the wedding we want to love. After the wedding we have to."


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"It takes vision and courage to create -- it takes faith and courage to prove."


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"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty."


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"Any man who does not have his inner world to translate is not an artist."


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"Evil spreads with the wind; truth is capable of speading even against it."


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"Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind."


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"Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status."


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"Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge."


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"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."


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"Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes."


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"The happiest times of humanity are the blank pages in the book of history."


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"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit."

Henry Brooks Adams
Henry Brooks Adams "The Education of Henry Adams"

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"Learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do."


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"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

George Santayana
George Santayana "The Life of Reason"

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"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to remain silent."


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"Antiques are things one generation buys, the next generation gets rid off, and the following generation buys at auction at amazing prices."


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"How happy would many people live if they cared about other people's affairs as little as about their own."


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"The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Parents and Children"

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"A little learning is a dangerous thing."


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"The ladder of success is never crowded at the top."


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"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure."


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"When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge."

Confucius
Confucius "The Confucian Analects"

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"Writing is the only thing that when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else."


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"Appeal: v.t. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

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"It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organisation upon the natural organisation of the body."

Thomas Henry Huxley
Thomas Henry Huxley "Collected Essays"

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"If government were a product, selling it would be illegal."


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"Women like silent men. They think they're listening."


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"They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money."


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"Those who cast the Votes, they decide nothing. Those who count the votes, they decide everything."


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"Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong."


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