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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
  • Bobby Fischer
    Bobby Fischer
    American chess grandmaster 1943-2008
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    The Jews have been hardened against Christ, against decency for thousands of years... They're gonna have to be annihilated, Eugene.
    Source: Speaking to Eugene Torre, Radio Interview, May 24 1999 [13]
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.
  • Barry McGuire
    Barry McGuire
    American singer-songwriter 1935-
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    And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    Are there not thousands in the world who love their fellows even to the death, who feel the giant agony of the world, and more, like slaves to poor humanity, labor for mortal good?
  • W. Mitchell
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    Before my accidents, there were ten thousands things I could do. I could spend the rest of my life dwelling on the things that I had lost, but instead I chose to focus on the nine thousand I still had left.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Before this country came on the scene, for thousands of years people did things the same way. Within 200 years of the advent of this nation, men were walking on the moon, and I want us to recognize this is the kind of people that we are. We're creative with a lot of ingenuity and a lot of energy.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew, upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships.
  • Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    Norwegian writer 1832-1910
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    Christianity, with or without its whole apparatus of dogma, will endure in its essence for thousands of years after us; there will always be spiritually-minded people who will be ennobled by it, and some made great.
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