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    We are becoming like cats, slyly parasitic, enjoying an indifferent domesticity. Nice and snug in the social, our historic passions have withdrawn into the glow of an artificial coziness, and our half-closed eyes now seek little other than the peaceful parade of television pictures.

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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

by Noam Chomsky Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.

by Jerry Seinfeld Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the read more

Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.

by Ojibwa Saying Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

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The seeing of objects involves many sources of information beyond those meeting the eye when we look at an object. read more

The seeing of objects involves many sources of information beyond those meeting the eye when we look at an object. It generally involves knowledge of the object derived from previous experience, and this experience is not limited to vision but may include the other senses: touch, taste, smell, hearing, and perhaps also temperature or pain.

by R. L. Gregory Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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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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We hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear those words I say to read more

We hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear those words I say to myself, "That man is a Red, that man is a Communist." You never heard a real American talk in that manner.

by Frank Hague Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth.

by Odysseus Elytis Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint. - Letters to His Son, read more

Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint. - Letters to His Son, W. B. Yeats and Others.

by J. B. Yeats Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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