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  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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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
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    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?
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads.
  • Bob Odenkirk
    Bob Odenkirk
    American actor, comedian, director, and producer 1962-
    Bob Odenkirk
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    David and I got cut out the editing process on that. We were able to affect it more than not. We sent in our notes, we were able to see cuts. We weren't allowed to see dailies and we weren't allowed to sit in the editing room and just work.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
    American investigative journalist 1943-
    Bob Woodward
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    Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
  • Bob Graham
    Bob Graham
    American politician and author 1936-
    Bob Graham
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    During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
    Billie Jean King
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    Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
    Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
    Carlos Ghosn
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    Good is somebody who delivered and allowed the company to overcome obstacles, without leaving a profound impact on its culture. Great is somebody who leads his company to achievements and performance and value that nobody was expecting it had.
  • Amy Hempel
    Amy Hempel
    American short story writer and journalist 1951-
    Amy Hempel
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    Good leaders being scarce, following yourself is allowed.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 32
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Bill Shuster
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    Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Here's a more controversial idea: In general, Democrats and progressives ought to allow Trump considerable room to choose his own employees - far more room than Republicans allowed during the Obama administration. Tit-for-tat is a dangerous game.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
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    How much abuse is a fighter expected to endure before he can be allowed to show some concern for his own welfare? Anyone who has been around fighters knows they all share the same secret: They are more afraid of embarrassment and humiliation than injury. Do fans and writers use this fact against them in what we celebrate or criticize?
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
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    I have heard some say... that such [homosexual] practices are allowed in France and in other NATO countries. We are not French, and we are not other nationals. We are British, thank God!
    Source: Speech in House of Lords, 24 May 1965
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