Quotes: individual

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  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are then most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise. Protection from casual embarrassments, however, may sometimes be seasonably interposed.
  • Carl Bernstein
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    All institutions have lapses, even great ones, especially by individual rogue employees - famously in recent years at 'The Washington Post,' 'The New York Times,' and the three original TV networks.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
    Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
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    All our lives we fought against exalting the individual, against the elevation of the single person, and long ago we were over and done with the business of a hero, and here it comes up again: the glorification of one personality. This is not good at all. I am just like everybody else.
  • All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
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    Amazing things happen when you pull individual pieces of information together into larger linked datasets: meaning emerges, as you produce facts from figures.
  • America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark, that is critical genius.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
  • Jan Carlzon
    Jan Carlzon
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    An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State: the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual, or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives or masters of the entire people within a given area.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
  • 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.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Any group or “collective,” large or small, is only a number of individuals. A group can have no rights other than the rights of its individual members.
    Source: The Virtue of Selfishness (1964)
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
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    As an individual, not as the boss of a company, I am very interested in motor racing.