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No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.

Patrick Henry

When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.

Chinua Achebe

People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.

Mikhail Bakunin

The wonderful fortune of some writers deludes and leads to misery a great number of young people.

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.

Graham Greene

The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience -- they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The patient. The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience: - they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.

Friedrich Nietzsche

There are no sins God's people are more subject to than unbelief and impatience. They are ready either to faint through unbelief, or to fret through impatience.

Thomas Watson

Impatience can cause wise people to do foolish things.

Janette Oke

People do not mind their faults being spread out before them, but they become impatient if called on to give them up.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.

Simon Wiesenthal

Humor has a way of bringing people together. It unites people. In fact, I'm rather serious when I suggest that someone should plant a few whoopee cushions in the United Nations.

Ron Dentinger

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.

Anthony Robbins

In order to change the problems in Washington, in order to have real reform, do you want someone who has spent ... most of their adult lives in politics, because there are a lot of people on this stage who represent that.

John Edwards

Illegal immigration has become a dominant issue in this race. It's another example of where people see a lack of leadership in Washington.

Brian Kennedy

He's not oblivious to the fact that people in Washington will take note when he says something, especially something outlandish, but his primary audience is his listeners.

Richard Cizik

cleanup drive in Washington, to break the grip of the permanent corporate government that makes good people in the Congress not fulfill their own potential.

Ralph Nader

These are people who want to see change in the way Washington works.

Francine Busby

The FTC's concerns about Internet privacy and the Microsoft case have made Washington more visible. The Microsoft case was a real awakening for people that the government does have an impact on your company.

Connie Correll

At every level in Washington, people are talking about that and looking for . . . another secure document that would not inhibit or impede trade or legitimate travellers across our country.

David Wilkins

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else.

K. Eric Drexler

Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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