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  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Democracy isn't perfect, I just don't know a better system.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
  • Dr. W. Edwards Deming
    Dr. W. Edwards Deming
    American engineer, statistician, professor and author 1900-1993
    Dr. W. Edwards Deming
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    A bad system will beat a good person every time.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
    Socrates
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    A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
    Luigi Pirandello
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    Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
    H. Ross Perot
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    If we decide to take this level of business creating ability nationwide, we'll all be plucking chickens for a living.
  • Carol Moseley Braun
    Carol Moseley Braun
    American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
    Carol Moseley Braun
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    It's hard to be the first. It's almost as if I'm subject to a different level of inspection.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • James T. Mccay
    James T. Mccay
    American author
    James T. Mccay
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    No matter what the level of your ability, you have more potential than you can ever develop in a lifetime.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
    Eugène Ionesco
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    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
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