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  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
  • Carlo Rubbia
    Carlo Rubbia
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    Around 1960, I moved back to Europe, attracted by the newly founded European Organization for Nuclear Research where, for the first time, the idea of a joint European effort in a field of pure science was to be tried in practice.
  • Billy Parish
    Billy Parish
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    As someone who runs a solar financing company and founded the world's largest youth clean energy organization, I know solar energy is a very good investment.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Be still, my soul, be still; the arms you bear are brittle,
    Earth and high heaven are fixt of old and founded strong.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896) No. 48, st. 1
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    General laws may be laid down respecting the tides; predictions may be founded on those laws, and the result will in the main, though often not with complete accuracy, correspond to the predictions.
    Source: A System of Logic, Book 6, The Logic of the Moral Sciences Ch. 3
  • Bob Riley
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    God looked down on this country because this country was founded on the rock and that rock was our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And when the storms came and the rains came, the rock, it did not move. But over the last 15 or 20 years, something began to erode.
  • In the heart of the desert and founded by the first Spanish Conquistadores, Las Vegas has become the entertainment capital of the world, with more than 30 million visitors a year.
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