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  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage which it contained.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
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    Greatness of individuality is inversely proportional to the mass of the social aggregate.
    Source: The Source and Aim of Human Progress (1919)
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    I've advocated a proportional tax system. You make $10 billion, you pay a billion. You make $10, you pay one. And everybody gets treated the same way.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    My number-one theory in life is that style is proportional to your lack of resources - the less you have, the more stylish you're likely to be.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    The height of the pedestals of the statues we erect to our national heroes is mostly proportional to the number of people they killed.
  • Douglas Engelbart
    Douglas Engelbart
    American engineer and inventor 1925-2013
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    The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    There is no proportional representation requirement in the Equal Protection Clause.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
    French actress and fashion 1957-
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    You get stared at the whole time. I first noticed that when I was about 13. I was very shy. Being considered beautiful, I always felt that people were waiting for something more. I imagined you were supposed to have an intellectual ability - and I'm making no claims here - proportional to your supposed good looks.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
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    Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
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