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  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
  • The real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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    Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    Life is an incurable condition: the only known treatment is to try to keep the patient comfortable.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
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    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
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    The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
  • Walter Pater
    Walter Pater
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    All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
  • David O. Mckay
    David O. Mckay
    American religious leader and educator 1951-1970
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    Anger itself does more harm than the condition which aroused anger.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
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