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    A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.

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I gave my life for freedom --this I know: For those who bade me fight had told me so.

I gave my life for freedom --this I know: For those who bade me fight had told me so.

by W.n. Ewer Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.

The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it.

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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time read more

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

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It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

by George Duhamel Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every read more

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.

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Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

by Jules De Gautier Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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It is not good to have an oar in everyone's boat.

It is not good to have an oar in everyone's boat.

by Earl Camden Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward -- or go back. He who read more

When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward -- or go back. He who now talks about the "freedom of the press" goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.

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Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

by William Cowper Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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