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  • Ivan Illich: Austrian-American theologist, writer
  • Ivan Turgenev: Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright

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  • Ivan Turgenev
    Ivan Turgenev
    Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright 1818-1883
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    ... if we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.
  • Ivan Boesky
    Ivan Boesky
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    Greed is all right, by the way. I think greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.
  • Ivan Turgenev
    Ivan Turgenev
    Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright 1818-1883
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    However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
  • Ivan Turgenev
    Ivan Turgenev
    Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright 1818-1883
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    I agree with no one's opinion. I have some of my own.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals.
  • Ivan Turgenev
    Ivan Turgenev
    Russian novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright 1818-1883
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    Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    The public school has become the established church of secular society.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
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    There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
  • Ivan Stang
    Ivan Stang
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    We all know how stupid the average person is. Now realize that, by definition, fifty percent of the population is dumber than that.
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