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  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    The three major administrative problems on a campus are sex for the students, athletics for the alumni, and parking for the faculty.
  • John Major
    John Major
    British politician 1943-
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    A consensus politician is someone who does something that he doesn't believe is right because it keeps people quiet when he does it.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Although we may not know it, we have, in our day, witnessed the birth of the Therapeutic State. This is perhaps the major implication of psychiatry as an institution of social control.

    Source: Toward the Therapeutic State

  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
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    And this is one of the major questions of our lives: how we keep boundaries, what permission we have to cross boundaries, and how we do so.
  • Allen Klein
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    And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
  • Charles A. Garfield
    Charles A. Garfield
    American psychologist and author 1944-
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    Can you have more than one major MISSION pervading your life? NO. That would be like coming to a fork in the road and trying to go both ways by straddling it.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
  • Linus Pauling
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    Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organizations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.
  • John Major
    John Major
    British politician 1943-
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    I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of vipers baring their fangs.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    I could see where you could have the exchange of tactical weapons against troupes in the field without it bringing either one of the major powers to pushing the button.
  • Alan Cranston
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    I don't think just scaring people is enough. That worked during the freeze days to a major extent, but we really didn't achieve that much even at that time. You have to have more, you have to give people hope and a vision of a better world.
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