Quotes: random selection

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  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!

  • Niels Bohr
    Niels Bohr
    Danish scientist and physicist 1885-1962
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    Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.

  • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    American author 1929-
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    Legends of prediction are common throughout the whole Household of Man. Gods speak, spirits speak, computers speak. Oracular ambiguity or statistical probability provides loopholes, and discrepancies are expunged by Faith.

  • Virgil
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    From a single crime know the nation.

  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.

  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.

  • Jeremy Collier
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    Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.

  • Calvin Coolidge
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    Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.

  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Everybody is ignorant - only on different subjects.

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