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  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    A culture must be reasonably stable, but it must also change, and it will presumably be strongest if it can avoid excessive respect for tradition and fear of novelty on the one hand and excessively rapid change on the other.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
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    If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.
    Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    In England the practice of virtual representation provided reasonably well for the actual representation of the major interests of the society, and it raised no widespread objection.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 167
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    In general, drug companies are reasonably good at developing new treatments, and there's also a lot of good in the industry.
  • R. Whately
    R. Whately
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    It is a folly to expect men to do all that they may reasonably be expected to do.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Taking privacy cues from the federal government is - to say the least - ironic, considering today's Orwellian level of surveillance. At virtually any given time outside of one's own home, an American citizen can reasonably assume his movements and actions are being monitored by something, by somebody, somewhere.
  • Barbara Ward
    Barbara Ward
    British economist 1914-1981
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    The modern world is not given to uncritical admiration. It expects its idols to have feet of clay, and can be reasonably sure that press and camera will report their exact dimensions.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
    Alexis Carrel
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    The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    The West believes that man and the universe are both complex and that the apparently discordant parts of each can be put into a reasonably workable arrangement with a little good will, patience, and experimentation.
    Source: Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World in Our Time (1966)
  • Edward F. Halifax
    Edward F. Halifax
    British Conservative Statesman 1881-1959
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    Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist 1842-1924
    Alfred Marshall
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    We might as reasonably dispute whether it is the upper or the under blade of a pair of scissors that cuts a piece of paper, as whether value is governed by utility or cost of production.
    Source: Principles of Economics (1920) Book V, Ch. III
  • Georges Clemenceau
    Georges Clemenceau
    French politician, physician, and journalist 1841-1929
    Georges Clemenceau
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    When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    You can get along very well in this world by simply coming up with a quantity of reasonably valid statements.
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