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  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
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    If society is to progress on a truly humanistic basis, without being subject to mental epidemics and virulent social diseases to which the subconscious falls an easy victim, the personal consciousness of every individual should be cultivated to the highest degree possible.
    Source: The Source and Aim of Human Progress (1919)
  • Betty Parsons
    Betty Parsons
    American artist, art dealer, and collector 1900-1982
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    My reputation was built on hostility. I had no friends and some very virulent enemies in the old-guard art scene when I began. They threw their heavy artillery against me. They were convinced I was perverting the public taste.
  • Dave Thomas
    Dave Thomas
    American businessman and philanthropist 1932-2002
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    The anger that appears to be building up between the sexes becomes more virulent with every day that passes. And far from women taking the blame... the fact is that men are invariably portrayed as the bad guys. Being a good man is like being a good Nazi.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    The emphasis on sorcery reflected accusations by the authorities more than it did actual practice. Being threatened, the Church responded by virulent persecution.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    To the eyes of a god, mankind must appear as a species of bacteria which multiply and become progressively virulent whenever they find themselves in a congenial culture, and whose activity diminishes until they disappear completely as soon as proper measures are taken to sterilize them.
  • Gilbert Adair
    Gilbert Adair
    Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
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    We ''need'' cancer because, by the very fact of its insurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
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