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    The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.

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Terror is as much a part of the concept of truth as runniness is of the concept of jam. We read more

Terror is as much a part of the concept of truth as runniness is of the concept of jam. We wouldn't like jam if it didn't, by its very nature, ooze. We wouldn't like truth if it wasn't sticky, if, from time to time, it didn't ooze blood.

by Jean Baudrillard Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.

Never ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.

by John M. Barrie Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.

The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.

by Jean Bryant Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.

No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.

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Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that read more

Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about.

by Robert Benchley Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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The most important of my discoveries has been suggested to me by my failures.

The most important of my discoveries has been suggested to me by my failures.

by Sir Humphrey Davy Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Happiness can exist only in acceptance.

Happiness can exist only in acceptance.

by Denis De Rougamont Found in: Acceptance Quotes,
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Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

by Chuck Jones Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!.

I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!.

by Jack Kerouac Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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