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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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You cannot explain failure any more than you can argue with success.

You cannot explain failure any more than you can argue with success.

by J. Richard Clarke Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Christ didn't waste his time trying to change the social order. Christ spent all his time fighting sin. Therefore it read more

Christ didn't waste his time trying to change the social order. Christ spent all his time fighting sin. Therefore it behooves the witnesses of Christ to say that we do not have to abolish capitalism and establish socialism or communism, that sin can flourish under those systems as well. Christianity is not opposed to any social order, but to sin.

by John H. Mccomb Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss read more

If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.

by Woody Allen Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.

Neither irony or sarcasm is argument.

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Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

Anger is one of the sinews of the Soul; he that wants it hath a maimed mind.

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People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women read more

People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.

by Bernard Mandeville Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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He's no failure. He's not dead yet.

He's no failure. He's not dead yet.

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Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does read more

Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.

by M. Henry Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of read more

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.

by Ceslaw Milosz Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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