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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as a means to other account, and not merely as a means to other things, are knowledge, art instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
  • Adam Sedgwick
    Adam Sedgwick
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    The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips Man of all his moral attributes, or holds them of no account in the estimate of his origin and place in the created world.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
    Boris Sidis
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    The recognition, the diagnosis, and the preservation of psychopathic individuals account for the apparent increase of neurotics in civilized communities.
    Source: Nervous Ills their Cause and Cure (1922)
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
    Aleister Crowley
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    The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
    Danish author 1965-
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    There is no doubt that we should take solar radiation into account. We have seen ground temperatures rising since 1975, and it is important to know to what extent that has been caused by the sun or by carbon dioxide.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    There needs to be bolder thinking,... on how to measure the quality of life of men and women in the work force. Currently, success is measured by material advancements. We need to readjust the definition of success to account for time outside of work and satisfaction of life, not just the dollars-and-cents bottom line.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    They failed to take into account man's almost infinite appetite for distractions.
  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
    Sir Max Beerbohm
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    To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
    Sir Walter Raleigh
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    Use your youth so that you may have comfort to remember it when it has forsaken you, and not sigh and grieve at the account thereof.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
    Russian politician 1931-2007
    Boris Yeltsin
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    We, Russia, are prepared to work with others. I am convinced that stability and security in Europe cannot be considered without taking Russia into account.
  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
    Haniel Long
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    When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
    Arthur Keith
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    Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attraction of others.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
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