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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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    We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford; the working people are hopelessly bound to their native shores.
    Source: In 1921. As reported in: "Modern dictatorship" (J. Cape, 1939) by Diana Spearman, p. 167
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    ...controls on behavior shift from the intermediate levels of human experience (social, emotional and religious) to the lower (military and political) or to the upper (ideological). They become the externalized controls of a mature society: weapons, bureaucracies, material rewards, or ideology.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
    Thomas B. Macaulay
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    A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
  • William F. Buckley
    William F. Buckley
    American political commentator and journalist 1925-2008
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    Everyone detected with AIDS should be tattooed in the upper forearm, to protect common needle users, and on the buttock, to prevent the victimization of other homosexuals.
  • Judith Guest
    Judith Guest
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    Geez, if I could get through to you, kiddo, that depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling. Reduction, see? Of all feeling. People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get rid of the conservatives, but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Mandela's heroism is the heroism of a man who suffered so badly for what he thought of as freedom. And yet when he had the upper hand he has this incredible self-control and these incredible leadership qualities.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
    Laurence J. Peter
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    Men now monopolize the upper levels… depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    People of Wealth and the so called upper class suffer the most from boredom.
  • Carl I. Hagen
    Carl I. Hagen
    Norwegian politician 1944-
    Carl I. Hagen
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    Politicians and bureaucrats are the new upper class in Norway. It is an upper class that is growing by an increasing number of top-paid politicians in municipalities and counties. They let the people suffer, but let themselves go free.
    Source: About state officials Speech at the Progress Party national convention o
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if it has common sense on the ground floor.
  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
    Booth Tarkington
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    Superciliousness is not safe after all, because a person who forms the habit of wearing it may some day find his lower lip grown permanently projected beyond the upper, so that he can't get it back, and must go through life looking like the King of Spain.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    The Clinton tax increase - which was an increase in taxes primarily on upper-income people - not only made the tax code more nearly progressive, it preceded one of the most productive economic periods in American life.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.
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