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  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    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.
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
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    Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
  • Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
    Thurgood Marshall
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
    Jules Renard
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    Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
    Alexander Maclaren
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    ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment?
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
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