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  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    A drug is neither moral nor immoral - it's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    ''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    By speaking, by thinking, we undertake to clarify things, and that forces us to exacerbate them, dislocate them, schematize them. Every concept is in itself an exaggeration.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    Crime generally punishes itself.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
  • Andrew Motion
    Andrew Motion
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    Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear.
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
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    Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
  • Ann Bancroft
    Ann Bancroft
    American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
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    For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    Good conversation unrolls itself like the spring or like the dawn.
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