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American legal scholar 1954-
Donald Trump has taken a battering ram to longstanding political norms - the unwritten conventions that make governance possible. But even before he decided to run for president, those norms were under assault.
Anna Julia Cooper
American author, activist and sociologist 1858-1964
Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
American novelist, feminist and abolitionist 1815-1864
Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.
German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
A. J. Muste
Dutch-born American clergyman and political activist 1885-1967
Educational enterprises do not for any length of time remain immune from the struggle of interests for power which is the dominant feature of social life under a class system.Source: Some Notes on Workers Education in New International (1935) Vol.2, No.7 p. 225
B. W. Powe
Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
Electrical fire and the fire of greed kindle economies. In that flux, nations become digitized commodities on stock-exchange floors and on investors' rating screens. A country becomes a product to be rated for its obedience to paying of deficits and debts.Source: Towards A Canada of Light Interlude, p. 75
American humoristic writer 1893-1967
Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
Even as an 18-year-old, I had to grow comfortable with my leadership style, which is that I was really impatient with under-motivated people - extremely impatient, to the point where I was counterproductive as a manager of underproductive people. And that hasn't really changed. If people need to be motivated, I'm no good.
American journalist and writer 1892-1950
Everybody calls everybody a spy, secretly, in Russia, and everybody is under surveillance. You never feel safe.
American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor 1936-1973
Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife. Let's hope they make out as well as I did.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
Except when physically restrained, a person is least free or dignified when he is under threat of punishment, and unfortunately most people often are.
Augustus William Hare
Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
German preacher 1483-1546
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
Australian actor 1973-
Families, particularly, tend to be the ones that you take the most for granted. They seem to slip under the radar, all those important things - it almost becomes second nature to do so.
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