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  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
    Brad Feld
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    A typical leader has - a natural tendency is to be defensive in the face of a crisis. The first reaction is to blame someone - or something - else. Often, the blame is aimed at something abstract or non-controllable, which often has nothing to do with the crisis but is adjacent to whatever is going on, so it's an easy target.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
    Bruce Barton
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    Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
    Henry Brooks Adams
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    American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
  • C. J. Cherryh
    C. J. Cherryh
    American writer 1942-
    C. J. Cherryh
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    Average people didn't analyze what they thought: they thought they thought, and half of it was gut reaction.
    Source: Invader (1995)
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
    American politician and lawyer 1954-
    Bob McDonnell
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    Besides the healthcare bill being unconstitutional and a great expansion of federal government, I think if it does not respect people's individual religious views and makes groups or individuals do things that are contrary to their deeply held beliefs, there is going to be a visceral negative reaction.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
    Bruce Schneier
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    Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy our country's way of life; it's only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
    Source: Tao of Jeet Kune Do (1975)
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
    Arthur C. Clarke
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    Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
  • Scott Reed
    Scott Reed
    American author
    Scott Reed
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    Every suggested idea produces a corresponding physical reaction. Every idea constantly repeated ends by being engraved upon the brain, provoking the act which corresponds to that idea.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
    Leon Trotsky
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    Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.
  • Grace Speare
    Grace Speare
    American author 1927-
    Grace Speare
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    For every force, there is a counter force. For every negative there is a positive. For every action there is a reaction. For every cause there is an effect.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    Friedan: I think it's partly a reaction against feminism, partly envy of feminism, and partly partly a real need of men to evolve through the burden of the masculine mystique, the burden of machismo.
    Source: The Playboy Interview
  • Bob Brown
    Bob Brown
    Australian politician, medical doctor and environmentalist 1944-
    Bob Brown
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    Globally the Greens have arisen like a spontaneous combustion, a reaction to the narrow-minded state-backed exploitation of resources and wealth for a few at the expense of the many.
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