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  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Despite two decisions, in 2008 and 2010, by the U.S. Supreme Court unequivocally affirming that the Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms against infringement by the government, state legislatures continue to do just that - enact laws that significantly infringe this fundamental human right.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Education is a fundamental principle of what made America a success. We can't afford to throw any young people away.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science - in all of biology.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper - but in practice, too many break their pledge.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
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    From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me.
  • Carlo Rubbia
    Carlo Rubbia
    Italian physicist and inventor 1934-
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    High-energy collisions have led to the observation of many hundreds of new hadronic particle states. These new particles, which are generally unstable, appear to be just as fundamental as the neutron and the proton.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give testimony in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    I was convinced in 1927 that humanity's most fundamental survival problems could never be solved by politics.
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    In Africa, you often see that the difference between a village where everybody eats and a village where people starve is government. One has a functioning government, and the other does not. Which is why it bothers me when I hear people say that government is the enemy. They don't understand its fundamental role.
    Source: Independent Magazine (March 2007)
  • Carl D. Anderson
    Carl D. Anderson
    American physicist 1905-1991
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    Information of fundamental importance to the general problem of atomic structure has resulted from systematic studies of the cosmic radiation carried out by the Wilson cloud-chamber method.
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