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“Surprise happens so often that it’s surprisin...

“Surprise happens so often that it’s surprising that we’re still surprised by it.” Paul Wolfowitz (West Point Commencement Address, June 2, 2001)
📅︎ Nov 20
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"Those who flee temptatio...

"Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address." — Lane Olinghouse
📅︎ Sep 05
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“If people are sick and hurting and lost, I guess it falls on everybo...

“If people are sick and hurting and lost, I guess it falls on everybody to address those problems in some fashion. Because injustice, and the price of that injustice, falls on everyone's heads.” ― Bruce Springsteen
📅︎ Jul 24
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"There is a silent lottery affecting humanity, pertaining to neurocognition. It is n...

"There is a silent lottery affecting humanity, pertaining to neurocognition. It is not a level playing field, some are born advantaged and others less so. It is a problem that we must address like any other form of inequality in the near future." - Ravi Silari
📅︎ Jun 05
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From kindergarten onwards we need education to strengthen inner values not just pursue materia...

From kindergarten onwards we need education to strengthen inner values not just pursue material goals. We need to introduce emotional hygiene, much as we teach physical hygiene. This way we can address the problems we face, in the hope of making this a century of non-violence. Dalai Lama
📅︎ May 04
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"The difference between being online and being physically among...

"The difference between being online and being physically among people is a bit like the difference between pornography and sex; it addresses a basic itch, but it's never satisfying." -Johann Hari
📅︎ Mar 21
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"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stampe...

"A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor." — Ring Lardner
📅︎ Jan 19
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"Those who flee temptatio...

"Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address." — Lane Olinghouse
📅︎ Feb 27
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"Our ability to grow weary of hate ...

"Our ability to grow weary of hate fuels our enormous capacity to be kind." -- JB Pritzker - Inauguration Address
📅︎ Jan 15
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“The World is not dying, it is bein...

“The World is not dying, it is being killed, and those that are killing it have names and addresses” - Sam Hyde
📅︎ Dec 26
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"Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any a...

"Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any attempt to disarm the workers must be frustrated, by force if necessary." Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels, address to the Communist League
📅︎ Oct 30
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"Many, many people are perfectly willing to address *a* ...

"Many, many people are perfectly willing to address *a* problem. How many people do you know who are trying to address *the* problem? It's quite problematic." ~ Scary Pratchett
📅︎ Aug 22
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"I'm fairly convinced at this point that many of the world...

"I'm fairly convinced at this point that many of the world's problems can be chalked up to people trying a bit too hard to be avant-garde. How shall we address them?" ~ Tom Dickharry
📅︎ May 03
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"So often the search for happiness takes ...

"So often the search for happiness takes us down a familiar street to an old address." Robert Brault, Round Up the Usual Subjects
📅︎ Jun 29
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"I've heard talk of false gods, and even false devils. This day calls for doubt...

"I've heard talk of false gods, and even false devils. This day calls for doubt of false nature, however. Trust not he who would rebuke you for extinguishing a musk fly without addressing the circumstances that allowed for musk flies." ~ Aeropus
📅︎ Aug 31
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“No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is ...

“No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.” -- Bill Murray
📅︎ Aug 07
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"If you do not know the answ...

"If you do not know the answer, the question was not addressed to you." - u/Quantum_Quentin
📅︎ Aug 02
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​Zeus now addressed the immortals: “What a lamentable thing it is that men should bla...

​Zeus now addressed the immortals: “What a lamentable thing it is that men should blame the gods and regard us as the source of their troubles when it is their own wickedness that brings them sufferings worse than any which Destiny allots them.” Homer, The Iliad
📅︎ Oct 01
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"What makes you a man isn't the ability to co...

"What makes you a man isn't the ability to conceive a child; it's having the courage to raise one." -Barack Obama, State of the Union Address
📅︎ Feb 13
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"Your optimism strikes me l...

"Your optimism strikes me like junk mail addressed to the dead" - Half Man Half Biscuit
📅︎ Oct 18
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"The wind tells us that genuine kindness exists. That itchy spo...

"The wind tells us that genuine kindness exists. That itchy spot on your back you can't quite reach tells us that the gawds are inept or malign and should be addressed accordingly." ~ Stephen Ping
📅︎ Feb 18
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"When you attack all the politics and nonetheless you do not say "We th...

"When you attack all the politics and nonetheless you do not say "We the people ourselves, we will do it" but you still address someone, then this place of the someone can become occupied by who knows who." -Slavoj Žižek
📅︎ Nov 27
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If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yours...

If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. -- Aldous Huxley
📅︎ Apr 21
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"America does not understand the language of manners ...

"America does not understand the language of manners and principals, so we are addressing it using the language it understands" -Osama bin Laden in Letter to America
📅︎ Feb 02
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"If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or what...

"If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously." - Jerry Garcia
📅︎ Feb 18
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"A cultivated wit, one that badgers less, can persuade all...

"A cultivated wit, one that badgers less, can persuade all the more. Artful ridicule can address contentious issues more competently and vigorously than can severity alone." - Horace
📅︎ Sep 11
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