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  • Viktor E. Frankl
    Viktor E. Frankl
    Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
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    Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    There is a totalitarian regime inside every one of us. We are ruled by a ruthless politburo which sets our norms and drives us from one five-year plan to another. The autonomous individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
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    Age-based retirement arbitrarily severs productive persons from their livelihood, squanders their talents, scars their health, strains an already overburdened Social Security system, and drives many elderly people into poverty and despair. Ageism is as odious as racism and sexism.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
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    Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Everybody, as soon as they do a good experiment, their first thought in this lab is, 'That can't be right. I must have screwed it up. What did I do wrong?' And that's the best kind of scientist because they're filled with this self-doubt. And if I'm going to be honest, that's who I am. And it's what drives me.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
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    Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I hate a fellow whom pride, or cowardice, or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl; let him come out as I do, and bark.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    I have no pleasure in any man who despises music. It is no invention of ours: it is a gift of God. I place it next to theology. Satan hates music: he knows how it drives the evil spirit out of us.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
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    It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere.
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