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  • 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.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Think about multicellularity on this Earth. Every living thing originally came from bacteria. So, who do you think made up the rules for how to perform collective behaviors? It had to be the bacteria.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'—cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.
    Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    'Really,' thought I, 'we call Baltimore the 'Monumental City' for its two marble columns, and here is Edinburg with one at every street-corner!'
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    'Tis not need we know our every thought or see the work shop where each mask is wrought wherefrom we view the world of box and pit, careless of wear, just so the mask shall fit and serve our jape's turn for a night or two.
  • Alexander Cockburn
    Alexander Cockburn
    Irish-American political journalist and writer 1941-2012
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    A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck
    American author 1902-1968
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    A book is like a man: clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
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