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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
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    I believe in instinct, not in reason. When reason is right, nine times out of ten it is impotent, and when it prevails, nine times out of ten it is wrong.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
  • Alexander Mackenzie
    Alexander Mackenzie
    Canadian politician 1822-1892
    Alexander Mackenzie
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    I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
    American writer 1949-
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    I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
    Mary Wollstonecraft
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    If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
    Walter Savage Landor
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    In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
    Benjamin Tucker
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    In the matter of the maintenance and rearing of children the Anarchists would neither institute the communistic nursery which the State Socialists favor nor keep the communistic school system which now prevails.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
    Benazir Bhutto
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    It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    These men have replaced mind with platitude, and the dogmas by which they are legitimated are so widely accepted that no counterbalance of mind prevails against them. They have replaced the responsible interpretation of events with the disguise of events by a maze of public relations.
    Source: The Power Elite (1956)
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
    Frederick Douglass
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    Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
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