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Absolute power turns its possessors not into a God but an anti-God. For God turned clay into men, w...
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Despair and misery are static factors. The dynamism of an uprising flows from hope and pride. Not ...
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The great crimes of the twentieth century were committed not by money-grubbing capitalists but by de...
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When we debunk a fanatical faith or prejudice, we do not strike at the root of fanaticism. We merel...
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Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
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In man's life, the absence of an essential component usually leads to the adoption of a substitute. ...
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Those of little faith are of little hatred.
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Whoever originated the cliche that money is the root of all evil knew hardly anything about the natu...
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Every era has a currency that buys souls. In some the currency is pride, in others it is hope, in s...
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Retribution often means that we eventually do to ourselves what we have done unto others
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In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equippe...
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Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possib...
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It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
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It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites --opposi...
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No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need p...
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The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in th...
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There is sublime thieving in all giving. Someone gives us all he has and we are his.
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What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?
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Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing...
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Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like ...
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We are more prone to generalize the bad than the good. We assume that the bad is more potent and con...
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Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of a...
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Thought is a process of exaggeration. The refusal to exaggerate is not infrequently an alibi for the...
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The pre-human creature from which man evolved was unlike any other living thing in its malicious vic...
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Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And w...
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There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
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We need not only a purpose in life to give meaning to our existence but also something to give meani...
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