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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
  • Robin George Collingwood
    Robin George Collingwood
    English philosopher, historian and archaeologist 1889-1943
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    A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.
  • St. Gregory the Great
    St. Gregory the Great
    Pope of the Catholic Church 540-604
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    When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
    Alexander Chase
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    A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily.
  • Aristotle Onassis
    Aristotle Onassis
    Greek shipping magnate 1906-1975
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    After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
  • Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess
    British writer, criticus 1917-1993
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    Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
  • J.R.R. Tolkien
    J.R.R. Tolkien
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    Both rings are round, and there the resemblance ceases.
    Source: The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    But I'm not interested in politics. I lose interest the microsecond it ceases to be emotional, when something becomes a political movement. What I'm interested in is emotions.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being ''somebody,'' to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his over-animation. One can either see or be seen.
  • Michael Moore
    Michael Moore
    American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author 1954-
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    Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act... The seat of this sensation is the pit of the stomach.
    Source: The Name and Nature of Poetry
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