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We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.

by Milton Friedman Found in: Society Quotes,
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Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the read more

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.

by Randolph Bourne Found in: Society Quotes,
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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold read more

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

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There is no such thing as truth.

There is no such thing as truth.

by Adolph Hitler Found in: Society Quotes,
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If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting
values, we must recognize the whole gamut of read more

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting
values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human
potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one
in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.

by Margaret Mead Found in: Society Quotes,
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Wherever we find orderly, stable systems in Nature, we find that they are hierarchically structured, for the simple reason that read more

Wherever we find orderly, stable systems in Nature, we find that they are hierarchically structured, for the simple reason that without such structuring of complex systems into sub-assemblies, there could be no order and stability- except the order of a dead universe filled with a uniformly distributed gas.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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None save great men have been the authors of great heresies.

None save great men have been the authors of great heresies.

by Augustine Found in: Society Quotes,
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. . . in all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured read more

. . . in all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history and possibly the unhappiest.

by Eda Leshan Found in: Generations Quotes,
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A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because read more

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die out, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.

by Max Planck Found in: Society Quotes,
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