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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    The public is a ferocious beast. One must either chain it up or flee from it.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Either a beast or a god.
  • Algernon Sidney
    Algernon Sidney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
  • Zora Neale Hurston
    Zora Neale Hurston
    American novelist, short story writer, folklorist and anthropologist 1891-1960
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    Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter and the Moor are now making the beast with two backs.
    Source: Othello I, 1
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending just where it began.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
  • Max Muller
    Max Muller
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    Language is the Rubicon that divides man from beast.
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