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  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
  • Peter Ustinov
    Peter Ustinov
    British actor, writer, director 1921-
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    A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.
  • Jung Chang
    Jung Chang
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    Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    America must not be allowed to pick out the eyes of the British Empire.
  • Alex Cox
    Alex Cox
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    And it says something about our level of disassociation, that we can provoke these wars abroad but we're not allowed to see people get killed as a result.
  • Tryon Edwards
    Tryon Edwards
    American theologian 1809-1894
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    Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
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    At a very young age I was allowed to go into the cinema and watch adult films.
  • Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    Being in Cuba has allowed me to live in a society that is not at war with itself. There is a sense of community. It's a given in Cuba that, if you fall down, the person next to you is going to help you get up.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    Britain still has the most reliably beautiful countryside of anywhere in the world. I would hate to be part of the generation that allowed that to be lost.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man -his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus?
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