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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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The avowed aim of all utopian movements is to put an end to history and to establish a final and read more

The avowed aim of all utopian movements is to put an end to history and to establish a final and permanent calm.

by Ludwig Von Mises Found in: Society Quotes,
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If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.

If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.

by De Montesquieu Found in: Society Quotes,
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...the cosmology of a given age is not the result of unilinear, "scientific" development, but rather the most striking, imaginative read more

...the cosmology of a given age is not the result of unilinear, "scientific" development, but rather the most striking, imaginative symbol of its mentality- the projection of its conflicts, prejudice and specific ways of double-think onto the graceful sky.

by Arthur Koestler Found in: Society Quotes,
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Adversity is the first path to truth. - Don Juan.

Adversity is the first path to truth. - Don Juan.

by George Gordon Byron Found in: Society Quotes,
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Marke it welle,There are flowers, and there are weeds-But mostly weeds.

Marke it welle,There are flowers, and there are weeds-But mostly weeds.

by Scott Orville Bergren Found in: Society Quotes,
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The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, read more

The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.

by Paul Kurtz Found in: Society Quotes,
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A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

by Greek Proverb Found in: Society Quotes,
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Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.

Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.

by Charles Davenport Found in: Society Quotes,
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Nature acts without masters.

Nature acts without masters.

by Hippocrates Found in: Society Quotes,
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