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  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.
  • For like as herbs and trees bringing forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is in any manner a lover, springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
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    Government can't create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish.
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Spanish novelist 1964-2020
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    Mention the gothic, and many readers will probably picture gloomy castles and an assortment of sinister Victoriana. However, the truth is that the gothic genre has continued to flourish and evolve since the days of Bram Stoker, producing some of its most interesting and accomplished examples in the 20th century - in literature, film and beyond.
  • Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    Benjamin Robbins Curtis
    American attorney 1809-1874
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    No government can be strong and flourishing while the national character is weak and degraded. A government must flourish and decay with its subjects; and, when a prince makes a law or performs an action which has a tendency to injure the character or prosperity of the nation, he injures himself.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Not a shred of evidence supports the existence of matriarchy anywhere in the world at any time. The matriarchy hypothesis, revived by American feminism, continues to flourish outside the university
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    Only among people who think no evil can Evil monstrously flourish.
  • George Crabbe
    George Crabbe
    English poet, surgeon and clergyman 1754-1832
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    Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, like other farmers, flourish and complain.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Our loyalties are to the species and the planet. We speak for Earth. Our obligation to survive and flourish is owed not just to ourselves, but also to that Cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 54 min 25 sec
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
    American SEC chairman 1931-
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    Our role is to maintain and monitor a framework in which fair competition can flourish.
  • Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world's wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and buds the choicest flowers and fruits spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briars.
  • Barbara Smith
    Barbara Smith
    American lesbian feminist and socialist 1946-
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    Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
  • Bill Richardson
    Bill Richardson
    American politician, author, and diplomat 1947-
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    We must never forget that it is the private sector - not government - that is the engine of economic opportunity. Businesses, particularly small businesses, flourish and can provide good jobs when government acts as a productive partner.
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