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  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The old parties are husks, with no real soul within either, divided on artificial lines, boss-ridden and privilege-controlled, each a jumble of incongruous elements, and neither daring to speak out wisely and fearlessly on what should be said on the vital issues of the day.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
    Milan Kundera
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    The only relationship that can make both partners happy is one in which sentimentality has no place and neither partner makes any claim on the life and freedom of the other.
    Source: De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan (1984)
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    American writer and film 1947-
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    The pictures do not lie, but neither do they tell the whole story. They are merely a record of time passing, the outward evidence.
    Source: Collected Novels Volume Four (2016) 8
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    The proposition that the people are the best keepers of their own liberties is not true. They are the worst conceivable, they are no keepers at all; they can neither judge, act, think, or will, as a political body.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    The public have neither shame or gratitude.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
    Joan Didion
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    The secret point of money and power in America is neither the things that money can buy nor power for power's sake but absolute personal freedom, mobility, privacy.
    Source: Slouching Towards Bethlehem (2013) 57
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    The serial number of a human specimen is the face, that accidental and unrepeatable combination of features. It reflects neither character nor soul, nor what we call the self. The face is only the serial number of a specimen.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
    Lao-Tzu
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    The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
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