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A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it -- it keeps him upright.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed. - Reflections on Life.

Alexis Carrel Quotes

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Up men to your posts! Don't forget today that you are from old Virginia. - Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Gen. George Pickett Quotes

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We trained hard - but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we were reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.

Dave Barry Quotes

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Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.

Thurgood Marshall Quotes

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Governments need armies to protect them against their enslaved and oppressed subjects.

Leo Tolstoy Quotes

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Man's rights are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.

Samuel Adams Quotes

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I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.

Cissy Farenthold Quotes

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If none were to have Liberty but those who understand what it is, there would not be many freed Men in the world.

Lord Halifax Quotes

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The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.

St. Augustine Quotes

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Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?

Patrick Henry Quotes

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Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.

General George Patton Quotes

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The inner censor of the mind of the true believer completes the work of the public censor; his self-discipline is as tyrannical as the obedience imposed by the regime; he terrorizes his own conscience into submission; he carries his private Iron Curtain inside his skull, to protect his illusions against the intrusion of reality.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.

Anonymous Quotes

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Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.

George M. Cohan Quotes

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Philip Zimmermann Quotes

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A thief believes everybody steals.

E.w. Howe Quotes

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Fascism is capitalism in decay.

Lenin (vladimir Ulyanov) Quotes

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Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.

Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein Quotes

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The last of the human freedoms is to choose one's attitudes.

Victor Frankl Quotes

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If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free -- however free one can be on this planet.

Theodore White Quotes

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We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances - to choose one's own way.

Victor Frankl Quotes

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When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Norm Crosby Quotes

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The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. - "Leadership Is an Art".

Max De Pree Quotes

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One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.

Arnold Glasgow Quotes

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