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    A people is but the attempt of many
    To rise to the completer life of one--
    And those who live as models for the mass
    Are singly of more value than they all.

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...far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently, because its aim is to read more

...far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently, because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system.

by Richard Mitchell Found in: Society Quotes,
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Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.

by Eric Hoffer Found in: Society Quotes,
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The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

The best way I know to win an argument is to start by being in the right.

by Lord Hailshan Found in: Society Quotes,
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The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting read more

The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world.

by James Fenimore Cooper Found in: Society Quotes,
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If the gods do evil then they are not gods.

If the gods do evil then they are not gods.

by Euripides Found in: Society Quotes,
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He who allows oppression shares the crime.

He who allows oppression shares the crime.

by Erasmus Darwin Found in: Society Quotes,
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The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

The reason teaching has to go on is that children are not born human; they are made so.

by Jacques Barzun Found in: Society Quotes,
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Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp.

Society is like air; very high up, it is sublimated--too low down, a perfect choke-damp.

by Anon. Found in: Society Quotes,
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The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future.

The present is saturated with the past and pregnant with the future.

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