Quotes: legitimate

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  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
  • Bob Schaffer
    Bob Schaffer
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    As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
  • Al Capone
    Al Capone
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    Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    Experience is a legitimate issue when John McCain raises it about Obama, and it's also legitimate for us to raise it about Palin.
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
    Pierre Corneille
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    Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not.
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
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    Government has a legitimate function, but the private sector has one too, and it is superior. In other words, people are better than institutions.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    I don't see anything that's come out on WikiLeaks that was a legitimate secret.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    I sometimes wonder if my requests are legitimate. So I'm honest with God. I say, Lord, I don't know if I have the right to ask for this. I don't know how I should pray about it. But I hand it over to your now, and if you'll tell me how to pray, I'll pray your way.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    If only nature is real and if, in nature, only desire and destruction are legitimate, then, in that all humanity does not suffice to assuage the thirst for blood, the path of destruction must lead to universal annihilation.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide - that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to its legitimate meaning, which is its life - are alike forbidden.
  • Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions.
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