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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
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
    Toni Morrison
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    Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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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.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    If we are serious about moving toward energy independence in a cost-effective way, we should invest in solar energy. If we are serious about cutting air and water pollution and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we should invest in solar energy.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    A joke's a very serious thing.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    A man is never more serious than when he praise himself.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
  • Barbara Mikulski
    Barbara Mikulski
    American politician 1936-
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    A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
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    A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    A serious problem in America is the gap between academe and the mass media, which is our culture. Professors of humanities, with all their leftist fantasies, have little direct knowledge of American life and no impact whatever on public policy.
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