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  • John Simon
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    Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
    Bret Easton Ellis
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    A child should never even think about being a "good son." A parent decides that fate for the child. The parent encourages that. Not the child himself. And the perfect dad? I shudder at thinking what that may be.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
    Bruce Barton
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    If advertising encourages people to, live beyond their means, so does matrimony.
  • Annie Jump Cannon
    Annie Jump Cannon
    American astronomer 1863-1941
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    Teaching man his relatively small sphere in the creation, it also encourages him by its lessons of the unity of Nature and shows him that his power of comprehension allies him with the great intelligence over-reaching all.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    The feminist anti-pornography movement, no less than the feminist movement of a century ago, encourages the assumption that male and female sexuality, and possibly morality, are as unlike as yin and yang.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
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    The people I really do dislike are the morally unimaginative kind of evolutionary reductionists who, in the name of science, think they can explain everything in terms of our early hominid ancestors or our genes, with their combination of high-handed tone and disregard for history. Such reductive speculation encourages a really empty scientism.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical field of human relations in which the action takes place, but employs and encourages those thoughts and feelings which help transform the field itself.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
    Marguerite Duras
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    Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny.
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