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  • Bill Mollison
    Bill Mollison
    Australian author, teacher and biologist 1928-2016
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    Few people today muck around in earth, and when on international flights, I often find I have the only decently dirty fingernails.
    Source: Permaculture: A Designers Manual chapter 9.1
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    Hang ideas! They are tramps, vagabonds, knocking at the back-door of your mind, each taking a little of your substance, each carrying away some crumb of that belief in a few simple notions you must cling to if you want to live decently and would like to die easy!
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
    British businesswoman and human rights activist 1942-2007
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    I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently... This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
    Aleister Crowley
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    Men and women are not free to love decently until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice.
  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter
    Canadian-born American radio and television personality 1912-2010
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    My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
  • George Borrow
    George Borrow
    English writer of novels and travel books 1803-1881
    George Borrow
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    The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life (of which every one has his share) not only decently, but dignifiedly.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
    Angela Davis
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    You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently.
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