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  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
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    The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
  • Jung Chang
    Jung Chang
    Chinese-born British writer 1952-
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    Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Acceptance is appreciation, and the high value of appreciation is such that to appreciate appreciation seems to be the fundamental prerequisite for survival. Mankind will not die for lack of information; it may perish for lack of appreciation.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    All women and girls have the fundamental right to live free of violence. This right is enshrined in international human rights and humanitarian law. And it lies at the heart of my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    Big companies have trouble with innovation. Innovation is about bad ideas, or ideas that look like bad ideas. That's the fundamental thing.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    Certainly if the fundamental problem of society is that demands are infinite and resources are always limited, politics, not economics is the master science.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics A Footnote To Rally The Academic, p. 164
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