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If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

George Orwell

Babies are such a nice way to start people

Don Herold

The people shall not be restrained from peacefully assembling and consulting for their common good, nor from applying to the legislature by petitions, or remonstrances for redress of their grievances.

James Madison

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is afraid of its people.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear; and there is damnation in the things that wicked men love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what winds are to oceans and malarial regions, which waft away the elements of disease, and bring new elements of health. And where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.

Henry Ward Beecher

When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them.

Martin Buber

No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.

Mandell Creighton

Sometimes people get the mistaken notion that spirituality is a separate department of life, the penthouse of existence. But rightly understood, it is a vital awareness that pervades all realms of our being.

David Steindl-Rast

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.

Thomas Szasz

Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.

Robert Orben

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan.

Uma Thurman

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

Walt Disney

The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper and render them more important.

Hosea Ballou

The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and the agreed myth of its conquerors.

Meridel Le Sueur

To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself

Eugenia Tripputi

You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight David Eisenhower

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Arthur Schopenhauer

War is not one disaster of milions of people. War is milions of disasters of one person.

Hans van Mierlo

Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.

Dianne Feinstein

It may be in the cultural particularities of people in their oddities that some of the most instructive revelations of what it is to be generically human are to be found.

Clifford Geertz

If two people stare at each other for more than a few seconds, it means they are about to either make love or fight. Something similar might be said about human societies. If two nearby societies are in contact for any length of time, they will either trade or fight. The first is non-zero-sum social integration, and the second ultimately brings it.

Robert Wright

People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology, and everybody gets nervous.

Clifford Geertz

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.

George Gilder
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