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Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.

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Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.By Eleanor RooseveltSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.

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All mankind is divided into three classes: those who are immovable, those who are movable; and those who move.

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All mankind is divided into three classes: those who are immovable, those who are movable; and those who move.By Benjamin FranklinSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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All mankind is divided into three classes: those who are immovable, those who are movable; and those who move.

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This above all: to thine own self be true. And it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

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This above all: to thine own self be true. And it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.By William Shakespeare (Hamlet)See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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This above all: to thine own self be true. And it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

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Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs

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Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is what happened on the banks.By

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Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs

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Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.

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Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.By Northrup ChristianeSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life.

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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.

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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.By Albert SchweitzerSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.

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Real peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the presence of justice

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Real peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the presence of justiceBy Film: ‘Air Force One’See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Real peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the presence of justice

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All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.

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All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.By Edmund BurkeSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.

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If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.

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If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.By Noam ChomskySee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.By George Bernard ShawSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

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A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind

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A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be

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A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind

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Everything can be taken from a man but...the last of the human freedoms - to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

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Everything can be taken from a man but...the last of the human freedoms - to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.By Viktor FranklSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Everything can be taken from a man but...the last of the human freedoms - to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.By See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Just because you are not interested in politics, does not mean that politics is not interested in you.

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Just because you are not interested in politics, does not mean that politics is not interested in you.By PericlesSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Just because you are not interested in politics, does not mean that politics is not interested in you.

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Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.

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Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.By William HazlittSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.

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An eye for an eye will only serve to make the whole world blind.

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An eye for an eye will only serve to make the whole world blind.By Mahatma GandhiSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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An eye for an eye will only serve to make the whole world blind.

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You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.

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You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.By Harriet WoodsSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.

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I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of tort

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I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration, I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides

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I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of tort

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He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.

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He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.By Raymond HullSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.

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Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

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Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.By Albert CamusSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

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The art of progress is to preserve order amid change - and to preserve change amid order

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The art of progress is to preserve order amid change - and to preserve change amid orderBy Alfred North WhiteheadSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The art of progress is to preserve order amid change - and to preserve change amid order

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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.By Mother TeresaSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

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People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.

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People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.By H. Jackson Brown, Jr.See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.

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I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.

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I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.By Galileo GalileiSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.

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Everyone needs to be loved, especially when they do not deserve it.

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Everyone needs to be loved, especially when they do not deserve it.By See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Everyone needs to be loved, especially when they do not deserve it.

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The measure of a person’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.

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The measure of a person’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.By Thomas MacaulaySee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The measure of a person’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.

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We all judge others, but we all hate it when others judge us.

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We all judge others, but we all hate it when others judge us.By See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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We all judge others, but we all hate it when others judge us.

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The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.

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The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.By Albert EinsteinSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.

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A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

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A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.By William JamesSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

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Do you know what astonished me most in the world? The inability of force to create anything. In the long run, the sword is always beaten by the spirit.

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Do you know what astonished me most in the world? The inability of force to create anything. In the long run, the sword is always beaten by the spirit.By Napoleon Bonaparte - stated near the end of his lifeSee more

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Do you know what astonished me most in the world? The inability of force to create anything. In the long run, the sword is always beaten by the spirit.

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If you are seeking revenge, start by digging two graves.

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If you are seeking revenge, start by digging two graves.By Ancient Chinese proverbSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If you are seeking revenge, start by digging two graves.

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Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.By Mark TwainSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.By Martin Luther King, Jr.See more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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When you look at the long history of man, you see that more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have been committed in the name of rebellion.

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When you look at the long history of man, you see that more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have been committed in the name of rebellion.By C. P. SnowSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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When you look at the long history of man, you see that more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have been committed in the name of rebellion.

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It is not the function of government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.

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It is not the function of government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.By Justice Robert jacksonSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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It is not the function of government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.

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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else get your way.

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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else get your way.By Jacob RothschildSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else get your way.

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If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful.

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If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful.By C. S. LewisSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful.

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If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each man’s life a sorrow and a suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each man’s life a sorrow and a suffering enough to disarm all hostility.By Henry LongfellowSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each man’s life a sorrow and a suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.

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If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.By Mark TwainSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.By Martin Luther KingSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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Those who make peaceful reform impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

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Those who make peaceful reform impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.By J. F. KennedySee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Those who make peaceful reform impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

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You can discover what your enemy fears most by what he uses to frighten you.

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You can discover what your enemy fears most by what he uses to frighten you.By Eric HofferSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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You can discover what your enemy fears most by what he uses to frighten you.

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The great mass of people more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a minor one.

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The great mass of people more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a minor one.By Adolph HitlerSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The great mass of people more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a minor one.

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What luck for the rulers that men do not think.

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What luck for the rulers that men do not think.By Adolph HitlerSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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What luck for the rulers that men do not think.

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Opinions founded on prejudice are always defended with the greatest violence.

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Opinions founded on prejudice are always defended with the greatest violence.By Hebrew proverbSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Opinions founded on prejudice are always defended with the greatest violence.

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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.By EuripedesSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

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A nation that values it’s privileges above its principles soon loses both.

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A nation that values it’s privileges above its principles soon loses both.By EisenhowerSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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A nation that values it’s privileges above its principles soon loses both.

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.By Abba EbanSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.

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The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.

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The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.By Margaret Chase SmithSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.

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Those who do not forgive history are assigned to repeat it until compassion replaces judgment.

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Those who do not forgive history are assigned to repeat it until compassion replaces judgment.By Alan CohenSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Those who do not forgive history are assigned to repeat it until compassion replaces judgment.

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