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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
S.G. TALLENTYRE
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it
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I disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it.
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I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.
EVELYN BEATRICE HALL
I do not agree with a word that you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it
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I agree with everything you say, but I would attack to the death your right to say it.
TOM STOPPARD
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PHILIP T. M.
Some say "you are what you eat". But I completely disagree. You are what you think!
PHILIP T. M.
I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself.
OSCAR WILDE
We all must learn that in some cases there is something much worse than saying the wrong thing; that...
RICHARD BELLZON
I cannot say that I do not disagree with you
GROUCHO MARX
I cannot say that I do not disagree with you
GROUCHO MARX
When you have something good to say, say it. When you have something ill to say, say something else.
CHRISTIAN D. LARSON
I always say that when it comes to picking a single, firstly you have to go with what feels right an...
ELLA HENDERSON
I do have an impulse to sort of leverage what I say against something I disagree with.
MARILYNNE ROBINSON
Who made you God to say ill take your life from you
JAMES HETFIELD
Have you ever heard people say "you are what you eat" I completely disagree. You are what you think!
PHILIP T. M.
Suicide thought is a negative force that needs to be overcome with a positive force,positive thinkin...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
Suicide is an option for the unwise,but for the wise suicide has got no room to be given an option.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
Suicide is never the solution to life's problems but hope.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
When the mind is filled with positivity the thoughts of suicide becomes virtually non existing.
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
I always say that death can be one of the greatest experiences ever. If you live each day of your li...
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MIKHAIL BAKUNIN
I need good friends who can say, 'I love you to death, but you look terrible in that, and you ne...
BLAKE LIVELY
They say that a part of you dies when a special Loved One passes away...I disagree...I say a part of...
DANIEL YANEZ
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DEB CALETTI
The first and foremost human right or fundamental right is the right to exist.
APURVA GAGLANI
The first and foremost human right or fundamental right is the right to exist.
APURVA GAGLANI
Say what you want but you NEVER say it with violence!
GERARD WAY
But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, ...
BARNEY FRANK
Suffice it to say, we vigorously disagree with the allegations and will be ready when they get to co...
NEAL SONNETT
Say what you mean, mean what you say, but don't say it mean.
UNKNOWN
I think you should defend to the death their right to march, and then go down and meet them with bas...
WOODY ALLEN
I'm not an activist per se, but I have strong feelings about things. People can jump on celebrit...
ED HARRIS
We both know... that soon everything is going to end...

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This chat will be in the...
DEYTH BANGER
Do it. Before they send those mutts back or something. I don't want to die like Cato," he says.
SUZANNE COLLINS
That's what I want to invoke on them. This is bigger than them and it is sport and it's a chain of e...
RICK SAY
They looked at the videotape because of Kali, but I guess they liked the other boys. Same thing happ...
WENDELL SAY
Beware of those who speak ill of others in your presence; don't be surprised of what they say about ...
A.J. GARCES
The great thing about our country is we all get to say what we feel and believe. Whether you agree w...
JOEL MADDEN
I don't have anything to say. I appreciate your interest. I just have nothing to say right now.
CLARK FREEMAN
They're saying this isn't about lyric content, and it is. And I respect my right as an American to s...
TOBY KEITH
To have world peace, the inhabitants on that world need to be peaceful. Now i can't speak for everyo...
ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ
What this requires of us is not to rail against the present, not to say it should be different, but ...
COLBY KAVANAGH
DONT SAY ELECTION IT IS ILL-ACTION.
PANDIT MUSTAFA ARIF
My kids are no different than anyone else's - they tend to disagree with everything I say!
WAYNE GRETZKY
Concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don't...
ALLEN GINSBERG
To have world peace, the inhabitants on that world need to be peaceful. Now i can't speak for everyo...
ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ JR
What you say may very well be true, but I would feel better hearing what the doctor has to say.
GARY BASS
Tell your story to the universe and Let your actions speak LOVE.' No matter what it is.
NAPZ CHERUB PELLAZO
It is right to write and say what is right at the right time
ELIJAH ONYENMERIOGU
They say the things you can't take with you after you have faced death aren't worth saving, but what...
JARVIS DUVEL GAYDEN
The military say always salute the flag before you disagree with your commanding officer. If you can...
DAVID MAXFIELD
To the ones you love, It'll be hard to say goodbye after going through life and death with them, it ...
OSCAR AULIQ-ICE
Did I get jiggy with Will? I would have to say no! Did I have fun with Will? I would have to say yea...
BRUCE GREENWOOD
When beginning a conversation, ask the other person, “Do you have time to speak right now?” If t...
SUSAN C. YOUNG
If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself you should say...
EPICTETUS
Say no ill of the yeere, till it be past.
GEORGE HERBERT
I may be right if I say you were wrong. But you will be wrong if you say I was right
WOHI PURANA
What do folk always say about Arsenal? They can pass you to death.
CHARLIE ADAM
Say it to God and tell him what you intend to accomplish, say it with conviction and passion.
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As an actor, you're trained to do the right thing, be politically correct, say your lines, say t...
IDRIS ELBA
It's always tough to have to say something to your team for the last time. With him, I'm not quite s...
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When I called him I asked if he had heard about my brothers and my daddy. He said: 'Your cousins lie...
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What would I have wanted to say if I had had the opportunity to see him one more time? I would like ...
LISA J. SHULTZ
People say follow your heart,but I gave it to you.
VICTORIA BOGARIN
People say follow your heart,but I gave it to you.
VICTORIA BOGARIN
You have to know what is right for you and go after it regardless of what others say.
LES BROWN
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JESSE EISENBERG
See with your own eyes, hear with your own ears, think your own thoughts, say what you must say, do ...
PAUL PALNIK
I always mean what I say, I don't always mean to say it out loud, but I always mean it.
ANONYMOUS
Very well."
"Say it."
"Say what?"
"Say my name. Say, 'Very well, Dorian.'"
She r...
SARAH J. MAAS
What you say is what you become, be careful with your words
SOTONYE ANGA
You want these back, don't you? You want me out of here so you can come back and take over where you...
DANIEL KEYES
Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it
SARA SHEPARD
What about your constitutional right to bear arms, you say. I would simply point out that you don’...
CHELSEA HANDLER
I had nothing to say to these strangers, whoever or whatever they were.
CATHERINE LACEY
Say just what you mean to do on every occasion, and take it for granted you mean to do right.
ROBERT E. LEE
You should know I disagree with a lot of traditional advice. For instance, they say the best revenge...
MINDY KALING
Everyone hears what you say,Friends listen to what you say,Best friends listen to what you don't say...
UNKNOWN
They say death and taxes are the only things that are inevitable. The truth is, you can not pay your...
STEVE EARLE
Take away the right to say 'fuck' and you take away the right to say 'fuck the government.'
LENNY BRUCE
Everyone hears what you say, Friends listen to what you say, Best friends listen to what you dont sa...
PROVERB
It is true that you can say that death is natural, but it is also natural to fight death. But if you...
PETER THIEL
What do you say when you feel your life is taken right from your chest, even though I miraculously f...
JASON F. WRIGHT
You can say what you want to say, 'cause I know what I am and I know what I'm not.
CARLTON MILLER
Every time you feel like mocking a person you disagree with politically by implying that they are me...
ARIEL HOWLAND
I like when I don't have to be careful what I say. That's when you know you're with the right people
GEORGE MIKHAIL
People say you can't go out and eat with your players. I say why not.
TOMMY LASORDA
Say something," demanded Fancie. "Why don't you say something?"
"What can I say?"
"Say tha...
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