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    The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.

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I believe the best social program is a job.

I believe the best social program is a job.

by Ronald Reagan Found in: Society Quotes,
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Almost everyone who has read history in a more than casual manner knows that when the great figure of God read more

Almost everyone who has read history in a more than casual manner knows that when the great figure of God appears in a controversy, the shooting cannot be far off.

by Stewart H. Holbrook Found in: Society Quotes,
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Morality, like other inputs into the social process, follows the law of diminishing returns- meaning ultimately, negative returns. People can read more

Morality, like other inputs into the social process, follows the law of diminishing returns- meaning ultimately, negative returns. People can be too moral.

by Thomas Sowell Found in: Society Quotes,
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Sin lies only in hurting others unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense.

Sin lies only in hurting others unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense.

by Robert Heinlein Found in: Society Quotes,
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We are but a drop of water in a pool filled with diversity.

We are but a drop of water in a pool filled with diversity.

by Roy Ledda Found in: Society Quotes,
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Literacy is not, as it is considered in our schools, a PORTION of education. It IS education. It is at read more

Literacy is not, as it is considered in our schools, a PORTION of education. It IS education. It is at once the ability AND the inclination of the mind to find knowledge, to pursue understanding, and out of knowledge and understanding, not out of received attitudes and values or emotional responses, however "worthy," to make judgments.

by Richard Mitchell Found in: Society Quotes,
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A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.

by Alfred Adler Found in: Society Quotes,
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A system in which the two great commandments were, to hate your
neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife.

A system in which the two great commandments were, to hate your
neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife.

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Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would read more

Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they could discover enough facts about a problem, these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution.

by Theodosius Dobzhansky Found in: Society Quotes,
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