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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
  • 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.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    The argument of the strongest is always the best.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
  • Carl Lewis
    Carl Lewis
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    Amateurism is the strongest form of discrimination in sports. Because it discriminates against the underprivileged, it discriminates against the poor. If we want sports to go back to the wealthy, let's make it amateur again.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
  • I don't want to buy something that has harmed anyone. This is my absolutely strongest belief, and I believe other people think this, too. Or if they don't now, they will.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    I'm lucky because the strongest emotion I have ever felt is being in love, and that definitely informs my writing.
  • Bella Abzug
    Bella Abzug
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    Imperfect though it may be, the Beijing Platform for Action is the strongest statement of consensus on women's equality, empowerment and justice ever produced by governments.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.
  • It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
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