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  • Geoffrey F. Abert
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
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    When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
    J. G. Ballard
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    The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam...
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
  • Douglas William Jerrold
    Douglas William Jerrold
    British Humorist, Playwright 1803-1857
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    He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.
  • Maggie Kuhn
    Maggie Kuhn
    American activist 1905-1995
    Maggie Kuhn
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    Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
  • Chief Seattle
    Chief Seattle
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    A few more moons, a few more winters, and not one of all the mighty hosts that once filled this broad land or that now roam in fragmentary bands through these vast solitudes will remain to weep over the tombs of a people once as powerful and as hopeful as your own. But why should we repine? Why should I murmur at the fate of my people? Tribes are made up of individuals and are no better than they. Men come and go like the waves of the sea. A tear, a tamanamus, a dirge, and they are gone from our
    Source: Speech 1854
  • Billie Joe Armstrong
    Billie Joe Armstrong
    American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor 1972-
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    A guy walks up to me and asks 'What's Punk?'. So I kick over a garbage can and say 'That's punk!'. So he kicks over the garbage can and says 'That's Punk?', and I say 'No that's trendy!
    Source: Reported in Matt Doeden, Green Day: Keeping Their Edge (2006)
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
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    A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
  • George Moore
    George Moore
    Irish writer 1852-1933
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    A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
  • Brigitte Nielsen
    Brigitte Nielsen
    Danish actress, model and singer 1963-
    Brigitte Nielsen
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    All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
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