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It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.

Gerald R. Ford

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.

Ho Chi Minh

Diplomacy - The art of letting other people achieve your ends

Unknown

Virtue is praised, but hated. People run from it, for it is ice-cold and in this world you have to keep your feet warm.

Denis Diderot

Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed

Bertrand Russell

To many people virtue consists chiefly in repenting faults, not in avoiding them.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves.

GEORGE W. BUSH

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any

Alice Walker

You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.

Aleksander Solzhenitsyn

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.

Margaret Thatcher

A woman will flirt with anybody in the world as long as other people are looking on.

Oscar Wilde

We [Americans] are the lavishest and showiest and most luxury-loving people on the earth; and at our masthead we fly one true and honest symbol, the gaudiest flag the world has ever seen.

Mark Twain

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

Thomas Jefferson

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Maya Angelou

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

George Bernard Shaw

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.

Charles de Montesquieu

Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.

Unknown

Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.

Grant M. Bright

Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.

James Baldwin

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.

Mark van Doren

Some people never have anything except ideals.

E.W. Howe

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

Robert Anthony

Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

Oscar Wilde
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