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  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
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    Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. Alaska and Hawaii, I was not allowed to go to even though I really wanted to visit, but my staff would not justify it.
    Source: 9 May 2008. youtu.be/EpGH02DtIws
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    Parents should be allowed to choose which cable or satellite channels - sources of the most extreme content - come into their homes.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    Polygraphs are not allowed as evidence in most U.S. courts, but they're routinely used in police investigations, and the Defense Department relies heavily on them for security screening.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
    Marquis de Sade
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    She had already allowed her delectable lover to pluck that flower which, so different from the rose to which it is nevertheless sometimes compared, has not the same faculty of being reborn each spring.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Sleep more at night. If it's allowed at work or home, take a nap in the afternoon. You'll be amazed at how much better you'll feel.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
    Isadora Duncan
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    So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
  • Charles Morgan
    Charles Morgan
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    The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness. but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow Up.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist 1875-1947
    Aleister Crowley
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    The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    The dead should be judged like criminals, impartially, but they should be allowed the benefit of the doubt.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    The Federal Highway Administration has allowed states to take advantage of a loophole in federal regulations, delaying bridge inspections to every four years instead of the two years normally required.
  • Fred Astaire
    Fred Astaire
    American dancer, singer, actor and choreographer 1899-1987
    Fred Astaire
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    The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
    C. Northcote Parkinson
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    The man who is denied the opportunity of making decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to make.