Quotes: perpetuate

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  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
    E. M. Cioran
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    Fear can supplant our real problems only to the extent - unwilling either to assimilate or to exhaust it - we perpetuate it within ourselves like a temptation and enthrone it at the very heart of our solitude.
  • Miguel de Unamuno
    Miguel de Unamuno
    Spanish Philosophical Writer 1864-1936
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    For it is the suffering flesh, it is suffering, it is death, that lovers perpetuate upon the earth. Love is at once the brother, son, and father of death, which is its sister, mother, and daughter. And thus it is that in the depth of love there is a depth
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
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    If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens, but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies, clear minds and clean souls.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    My opposition [To Interviews] lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
    Malcolm Muggeridge
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    The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
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