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  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
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    A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A person who is wise does nothing against their will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A small-time hoodlum who had spent most of the 1960s at San Quentin State Prison in California, the 30-year-old Bryant claimed that he hijacked Flight 97 under orders from his higher-ups in the Black Panther Party; he said his mission was to arrange for the purchase of bazookas to aid the organization's struggle against oppression.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
    Amos Bronson Alcott
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    A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
  • Alexander Dubcek
    Alexander Dubcek
    Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
    Alexander Dubcek
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    After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Against men habituated to lawless force, violent punishment failed to bring the violence under control.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
    Source: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
    Graham Greene
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    Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Ah! Sir, a boy's being flogged is not so severe as a man's having the hiss of the world against him.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
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