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  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
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    Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
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    Environmental quality was drastically improved while economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline - which prevented it from entering the environment.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    He in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    My task over the last two years hasn't just been to stop the bleeding. My task has also been to try to figure out how do we address some of the structural problems in the economy that have prevented more Googles from being created.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Nine-tenths of our sickness can be prevented by right thinking plus right hygiene - nine-tenths of it!
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Opera is when a tenor and soprano want to make love, but are prevented from doing so by a baritone.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
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    The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    They (i. e., the Pythagoreans) did not advocate the free confrontation of conflicting points of view. Instead, like all orthodox religions, they practised a rigidity that prevented them from correcting their errors.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Martha Gellhorn
    Martha Gellhorn
    American novelist, travel writer, and journalist 1908-1998
    Martha Gellhorn
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    Unless they are immediate victims, the majority of mankind behaves as if war was an act of God which could not be prevented; or they behave as if war elsewhere was none of their business. It would be a bitter cosmic joke if we destroy ourselves due to atrophy of the imagination.
  • Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share in the guilt for the dead.
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