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  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Although the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools got nothing, Ma, to live up to.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State: the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual, or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives or masters of the entire people within a given area.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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    Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
  • Aravind Adiga
    Aravind Adiga
    Indo-Australian writer and journalist 1974-
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    Do we loathe our masters behind a facade of love - or do we love them behind a facade of loathing?
    Source: The White Tiger (2008)
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Great masters merit emulation, not worship.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own.
  • Nathanael Emmons
    Nathanael Emmons
    American Congregational minister and theologian 1745-1840
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    Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
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    Ideals are the worlds masters.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    If the barricades went up in our streets and the poor became masters, I think the priests would escape, I fear the gentlemen would; but I believe the gutters would simply be running with the blood of philanthropists.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • Paul Gauguin
    Paul Gauguin
    French artist 1848-1903
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    In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
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