Quotes: abdication

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    The abdication of belief makes the behavior small - better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
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    The reality is that the media are probably the most powerful of all our institutions today and they, or rather we, too often are squandering our power and ignoring our obligations. The consequence of our abdication of responsibility is the ugly spectacle of idiot culture!
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