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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 Nice and snug in the social, our historic passions have withdrawn into the glow of an artificial coziness, and our half-closed eyes now seek little other than the peaceful parade of television pictures.

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Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

by Aneurin Bevan Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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You can only be free if I am free.

You can only be free if I am free.

by Clarence Darrow Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.

My own idea is that these things are as piffle before the wind.

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There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite read more

There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite as difficult to record an observation in brief and plain language. - Aphorisms from His Bedside Teachings and Writings.

by William Osler Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.

by Bernard M. Baruch Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere read more

A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay.

by Robert Downey Jr. Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Pity is treason.

Pity is treason.

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Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, read more

Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded, and hung in effigy.

by Jack Kemp Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

by Harlan Ellison Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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