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British science-fiction writer 1952-
I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
American rock musician 1940-
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.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
American comic actor 1895-1977
He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot, but don't let that fool you - he really is an idiot.
German American professor of political and social ethics 1851-1933
Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
French writer 1864-1910
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
American producer 1901-1966
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
Approach each new problem not with a view of finding what you hope will be there, but to get the truth, the realities that must be grappled with. You may not like what you find. In that case you are entitled to try to change it. But do not deceive yourself as to what you do find to be the facts of the situation.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
English American poet 1612-1672
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.
Paul E. Little
American Christian author
Bible study is like eating peanuts. The more you eat, the more you want to eat.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets just like love or liquor.
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