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tiny.ag/nxwvhtlg · ★★☆☆ Fair (507 ratings) · submitted 1997
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
tiny.ag/1jtdasvn · ★★☆☆ Fair (1273 ratings) · submitted 1997
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
tiny.ag/9kdycunx · ★★☆☆ Fair (1386 ratings) · submitted 1997
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.
Robert Frost, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/kiehwrll · ★★☆☆ Fair (673 ratings) · submitted 1997
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
tiny.ag/tmupilkz · ★★☆☆ Fair (504 ratings) · submitted 1997
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
tiny.ag/vk93rps4 · ★★☆☆ Fair (1554 ratings) · submitted 1997
We must become the change we want to see.
tiny.ag/kygnp58l · ★★☆☆ Fair (334 ratings) · submitted 1997
To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
tiny.ag/p7nfwxgq · ★★☆☆ Fair (455 ratings) · submitted 1997
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
tiny.ag/oqpuijzx · ★★☆☆ Fair (625 ratings) · submitted 1997
Hell, there are no rules here -- we're trying to accomplish something.
tiny.ag/950guyxd · ★★☆☆ Fair (479 ratings) · submitted 1997
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
tiny.ag/nvdb2cfz · ★★☆☆ Fair (403 ratings) · submitted 1997
Burning desire is the eternal flame.
tiny.ag/zwylfryx · ★★☆☆ Fair (1391 ratings) · submitted 1997
It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.
Frank Herbert, Dune, in Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/iv0n7jxr · ★★☆☆ Fair (468 ratings) · submitted 1997
If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
tiny.ag/la8pw7kl · ★★☆☆ Fair (381 ratings) · submitted 1997
We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet!
tiny.ag/ocxoq7dr · ★★☆☆ Fair (516 ratings) · submitted 1997
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
tiny.ag/6y7nwgkt · ★★☆☆ Fair (1119 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Brian J. Dent
Too much of a good thing is just that.
tiny.ag/iulae0a9 · ★★☆☆ Fair (288 ratings) · submitted 1997
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
John A. Locke, sometimes incorrectly attributed to John Locke, in Science and Religion
tiny.ag/z91tc0go · ★★☆☆ Fair (430 ratings) · submitted 1997
It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
tiny.ag/ndewfsya · ★★☆☆ Fair (980 ratings) · submitted 1997
The great question -- which I have not been able to answer -- is, "What does a woman want?"
tiny.ag/yzqij6mr · ★★☆☆ Fair (766 ratings) · submitted 1997
I've never met a healthy person who worried much about his health or a good person who worried much about his soul.
Haldane, in Vice and Virtue and Vice and Virtue