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  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    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
    Anna Julia Cooper
    American author, activist and sociologist 1858-1964
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    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.
  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    American novelist, feminist and abolitionist 1815-1864
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    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
    A. J. Muste
    Dutch-born American clergyman and political activist 1885-1967
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    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
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
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    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
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
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    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.
  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
    American journalist and writer 1892-1950
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    Everybody calls everybody a spy, secretly, in Russia, and everybody is under surveillance. You never feel safe.
  • Bobby Darin
    Bobby Darin
    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor 1936-1973
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    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
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    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
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
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    Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
  • Adam Garcia
    Adam Garcia
    Australian actor 1973-
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    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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