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  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    For morality life is a war, and the service of the highest is a sort of cosmic patriotism which also calls for volunteers.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
    Kofi Annan
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    If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.
  • Bill Alexander
    Bill Alexander
    German painter, art instructor, and television host 1915-1197
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    Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.
  • C. Everett Koop
    C. Everett Koop
    American doctor and pediatric surgeon 1916-2013
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    That is why we are working with these various groups that have volunteers. We can get a lot of these things done. Nobody has dropped out, and a lot of people would like to join. We now know what each other does.
  • Benjamin Walker
    Benjamin Walker
    American actor and stand-up comedian 1982-
    Benjamin Walker
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    You know, 1% of us is in the armed forces, protecting the other 99, and they're all volunteers.
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