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202 Perspective Quotes

He who dares not (reason), is a slave.

William Drummond Quotes

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I gave my life for freedom --this I know: For those who bade me fight had told me so.

W. N. Ewer Quotes

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We hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear those words I say to myself, "That man is a Red, that man is a Communist." You never heard a real American talk in that manner.

Frank Hague Quotes

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Nowadays people's visual imagination is so much more sophisticated, so much more developed, particularly in young people, that now you can make an image which just slightly suggests something, they can make of it what they will.

Robert Doisneau Quotes

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The reign of imagagology begins where history ends.

Milan Kundera Quotes

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Every one comes between men's souls and God, either as a brick wall or as a bridge. Either you are leading men to God or you are driving them away.

Canon Lindsay Dewar Quotes

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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be given at all why a mirror or looking-glass should not understand; whereas it cannot so much as sensibly perceive those images which it receives and reflects to us.

Ralph J. Cudworth Quotes

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Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong.

David Fasold Quotes

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A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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There is such a thing as moderation, even in telling the truth.

Vera Johnson Quotes

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A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.

Elias Canetti Quotes

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It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man's hand.

Arthur Stanley Eddington Quotes

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It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.

Edgar Z. Friedenberg Quotes

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I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.

Alexander Herzen Quotes

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Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.

Robert Hewison Quotes

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Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where's your river going? Are you riding with it? Or are you rowing against it? Don't you see that there is no effort if you're riding with your river?

Frederick (carl) Frieseke Quotes

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One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.

Michael Korda Quotes

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Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life.

S. W. Duffield Quotes

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No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.

Jean Paul Quotes

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Shyness is just egotism out of its depth.

Penelope Keith Quotes

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The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

Harlan Ellison Quotes

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The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.

John King Fairbank Quotes

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We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.

Thomas a Kempis Quotes

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My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.

Daisy Ashford Quotes

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You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

Odysseus Elytis Quotes

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