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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
  • Samuel P. Huntington
    Samuel P. Huntington
    American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
    Samuel P. Huntington
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    The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    It is much more difficult to measure non-performance than performance. Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can almost always be explained away.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred - this is the law of eternal.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    A typical leader has - a natural tendency is to be defensive in the face of a crisis. The first reaction is to blame someone - or something - else. Often, the blame is aimed at something abstract or non-controllable, which often has nothing to do with the crisis but is adjacent to whatever is going on, so it's an easy target.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
    William S. Burroughs
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    America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
    Bret Easton Ellis
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    Are you as much of a criminal if you don't act when there's a crime taking place in front of you as you are one of the participants? That was something that I was thinking about a lot because there are many moments in 'Less Than Zero' where horrific things happen and Clay could do something about them, but his passivity stops him.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    Arguably, it was the introduction of international non-proliferation treaties in the late '80s that finally led to the missiles being removed from Greenham Common.
  • Brenda Brathwaite
    Brenda Brathwaite
    American game designer 1966-
    Brenda Brathwaite
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    As a note, I never once refer to 'Train' as a game in the rules, and I also never refer to the participants as players.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
    Eugène Ionesco
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    Banality is a symptom of non-communication. Men hide behind their clichés.
  • Bradley A. Smith
    Bradley A. Smith
    American law professor 1958-
    Bradley A. Smith
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    By law, super PACs are required to disclose their donors. There are groups that have never had to disclose their donors, non-profits such as the Sierra Club, Planned Parenthood, the NAACP, and the NRA. If you want more disclosure, super PACs are a step forward.
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