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No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.

No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.

Theodore Roosevelt, 1858 – 1919

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The rage for possession

Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.

Desiderius Erasmus, 1466 – 1536

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Federico García Lorca

I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea. Never as then, amid suicides, hysteria, and groups of fainting people, have I felt the sensation of real death, death without hope, death that is nothing but rottenness, for the spectacle was terrifying but devoid of greatness.

Federico García Lorca, 1898 – 1936
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Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

Martin Luther King, Jr, 1929 – 1968
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The best things in life aren’t things.

The best things in life aren’t things.

Art Buchwald

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A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.

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Former Secretary of State, Gen. Colin Powell endorses Obama

Former Secretary of State, Gen. Colin Powell endorses Obama

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The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

Lee Iacocca

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7-Eleven is doing their own presidential poll

7-Eleven is doing their own presidential poll

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Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.

Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.