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Everything a human being wants can be divided into four components love, adventure, power and fame.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces. What they want is control. Control over behavior, power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
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Ursula K. LeGuin Quotes

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A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart.
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Peggy Noonan Quotes

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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
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Josh Billings Quotes

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If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
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John Stuart Mill Quotes

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Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
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Carl Sandburg Quotes

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... virtue without which terror is murderous, terror without which virtue is powerless. Terror is nothing else than swift, severe, indomitable justice; it flows, then, from virtue.
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Maximilien Robespierre Quotes

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Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all.
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Origen Quotes

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Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
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Marcus Aelius Aurelius Quotes

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The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power.
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Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
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James Madison Quotes

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Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
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Charles Reade Quotes

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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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Where today are the Pequot Where are the Narragansett, the Mohican, the Pokanoket, and many other once powerful tribes of our people They have vanished before the avarice and the oppression of the White Man, as snow before a summer sun. Will we let ourselves be destroyed in our turn without a struggle, give up our homes, our country bequeathed to us by the Great Spirit, the graves of our dead and everything that is dear to us I know you will cry with me, NEVER NEVER.
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Tecumseh Quotes

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If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
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Eleonora Duse Quotes

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No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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It's the Brady Act taking manpower and crime-fighting capability off the streets.
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Dennis Martin Quotes

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He who fears something gives it power over him.
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Moorish Proverb Quotes

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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
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P.J. O'Rourke Quotes

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