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  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
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    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
    Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
    American politician 1948-
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    Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • 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.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
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