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  • Samuel P. Huntington
    Samuel P. Huntington
    American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
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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
  • Thorstein Veblen
    Thorstein Veblen
    Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
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    The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    American television producer and actor 1927-2004
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    Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn't very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Character is victory organized.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organized crime, repressive governance and other developments no state can control alone. Arms can't address such concerns.
  • Bow Wow
    Bow Wow
    American rapper and actor (Shad Gregory Moss) 1987-
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    Guys like Todd Bridges never overcame being a child star. You can't have any big failures. I've always felt regular. I played organized ball at the rec league. At 13, they told me I sold 3 million copies. I didn't know what that meant.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
  • Jack Nicklaus
    Jack Nicklaus
    American golf player 1940-
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    He had a lot of talent, but didn't have much dedication, wasn't organized, didn't know how to learn, didn't know how to comprehend what he was doing, didn't try to learn how to get better.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
    American-Irish writer 1926-2011
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    I also don't have organized religion on Pern. I figured - since there were four holy wars going on at the time of writing - that religion was one problem Pern didn't need.
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