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And who can doubt that it will lead to the worst disorders when minds created free by God are compelled to submit slavishly to an outside will? When we are told to deny our senses and subject them to the whim of others? When people devoid of whatsoever competence are made judgesover experts and are granted authority to treat them as they please?These are the novelties which are apt to bring about the ruin ofcommonwealths and the subversion of the state.
Galileo Galilei
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Anybody can be good in the country
Oscar Wilde
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another
Bible
As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters
Edward Gibbon
As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.
George Washington
As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying.
Arthur C. Clarke
Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard
Will Durant
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of impudence.
John Dryden
Civilization has gotten further and further from the so-called 'natural' man, who uses all his faculties: perception, invention, improvisation.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will
Winston Churchill
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race
Bertrand Russell
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
Frank A. Clark
Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not any hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient Stimulus to be creative.
Alfred Adler
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Viktor Frankl
Etiquette requires us to admire the human race
Mark Twain
Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
Michel de Montaigne
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Stephen R. Covey
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors
Plato
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good as someone else.
William Saroyan
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