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  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    Governments never learn. Only people learn.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.
  • Milton Berle
    Milton Berle
    American comedian and actor 1908-2002
    Milton Berle
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    A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A crown, golden in show is but a wreath of thorns.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad.
  • 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.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A short retirement urges a sweet return.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    And, re-assembling our afflicted powers, consult how we may henceforth most offend.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    As good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.
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