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Geoffrey F. Abert
When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
German philosopher 1788-1860
The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''Source: Alice in wonderland
English actor 1976-
'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalogue and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behaviour, but I worry for them rather than me.
American film director and producer 1968-
'Zootopia' features such a large and diverse range of characters - one of our biggest casts ever for a Disney Animation film. We needed talented actors who could help bring these animals to life.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
...when a society is reaching its end, in the last couple of centuries you have... a misplacement of satisfactions. You find your emotional satisfaction in making a lot of money... or in proving to the poor, half-naked people in Southeast Asia that you can kill them in large numbers.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
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