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C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
French writer 1888-1948
Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
French cartografist 1725-1793
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Adam Clayton Powell
American politician and pastor 1908-1972
Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
Lyndon B. Johnson
American president 1908-173
I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
American author 1929-
It is through cooperation, rather than conflict, that your greatest successes will be derived…
Samuel P. Huntington
American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
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
Thomas Alva Edison
American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
A famous person is often remembered for the ability to take from mankind rather than for his ability to give to mankind.
Canadian journalist 1967-
Aficionados of Slow design and Slow fashion use ethical and green materials to make objects - furniture, clothes, jewellery - that lift the spirit and last a lifetime rather than one catwalk season.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
And the high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule, or to impose himself in any other way.
American Christian author
Being part of an agenda beyond ourselves liberates us to complement each other rather than compete with each other.