Fundamental Quotes

β€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing ...

β€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing acts of generosity, but he is not generous. He is capable of being loyal, but he is fundamentally disloyal.” β€” Michael Cohen speaking about his former client Donald J. Trump
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β€œIt may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great trium...

β€œIt may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.” - Neil Gaiman, Good Omens
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"Persistence and grit are two fundame...

"Persistence and grit are two fundamental elements when it comes to succeeding at anything" -- Someone famous probably
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"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insol...

"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insoluble. They must be so, for they express the necessary polarity inherent in every self-regulating system. They can never be solved, but only outgrown." - Carl Jung
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"Amongst all the debate I personally have come to one fundamental conclusion in my own heart of...

"Amongst all the debate I personally have come to one fundamental conclusion in my own heart of hearts: that god is real. However, to think that this god lines up perfectly with what you think, what you are comfortable with, is one of the most foolish and damning ideologies"- drunk guy at bar
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β€œβ€¦jingoism, racism, fear, religious fundamentalism: these are the way...

β€œβ€¦jingoism, racism, fear, religious fundamentalism: these are the ways of appealing to people if you’re trying to organize a mass base of support for policies that are really intended to crush them.”- Naom Chomsky
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Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolut...

Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe-spanning entity that is deeply and personally concerned about my sex life. -- Andrew Lias
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"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteri...

"Acceptance without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western religion, rejection without proof is the fundamental characteristic of Western science." β€” Gary Zukav
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"Those who harbour a love for the people, for their prospe...

"Those who harbour a love for the people, for their prosperity and well-being, and fundamentally, their survival, the decisions of those people will always be right." - Ravi Silari
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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we...

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. -- P. J. O'Rourke
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β€œIn spite of her superficial independence, her fundamental need was to cling. All ...

β€œIn spite of her superficial independence, her fundamental need was to cling. All her life was an attempt to disprove it; and so proved it. She was like a sea anemone -- had only to be touched once to adhere to what touched her.” ― John Fowles, The Magus
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The perfecting of one's self is t...

The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development. - Confucius
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"Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolut...

"Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe-spanning entity that is deeply and personally concerned about my sex life." -- Andrew Lias
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The reason expressions get repeated throughout images, sentences, creative wor...

The reason expressions get repeated throughout images, sentences, creative works, is not because their creator is especially skilled at their creation but because he or she suffers from some fundamental complex. - Kishou Arima, Tokyo Ghoul:re
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β€œNo drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're l...

β€œNo drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.” - P.J. O'Rourke
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"The fundamental difference between right and left is that the right bli...

"The fundamental difference between right and left is that the right blindly believes in everything that was taught to her, and the left blindly believes in everything that is teaching" - MillΓ΄r Fernandes, brazilian writer
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"I feel I must remind you that it is an undeniable, and may I s...

"I feel I must remind you that it is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamental quality of Man, that when faced with extinction, every alternative is preferable." - Dr. Leonard Church [Red vs Blue]
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"Every relationship is fundamentally a power...

"Every relationship is fundamentally a power struggle, and the individual in power is whoever likes the other person less"-Chuck Klosterman
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Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolut...

Christian fundamentalism is the doctrine that there is an absolutely powerful, infinitely knowledgeable, universe-spanning entity that is deeply and personally concerned about my sex life. -- Andrew Lias
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"It is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamenta...

"It is an undeniable, and may I say a fundamental quality of Man, that when faced with extinction, every alternative is preferable." Dr. Leonard Church
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β€œThe most impressive fact in American life is the subs...

β€œThe most impressive fact in American life is the substantial unity of view in regard to the fundamental questions of government and of conduct.” -Nicholas Butler, 1908
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Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally d...

Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally different from the written word and merit far less, if any, First Amendment protection -- A.G. Bob Ferguson
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"I received the fundamentals of my education in school, but tha...

"I received the fundamentals of my education in school, but that was not enough. My real education, the superstructure, the details, the true architecture, I got out of the public library." -Asimov
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There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and th...

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.β€”Camus
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β€œThe most beautiful experience we can have is t...

β€œThe most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
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I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousnes...

I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness - Max Planck, The Observer (25 January 1931)
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β€œAs a species we're fundamentally insane. Put more than two of us in a...

β€œAs a species we're fundamentally insane. Put more than two of us in a room, we pick sides and start dreaming up reasons to kill one another. Why do you think we invented politics and religion?” ~Stephen King, The Mist
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Sometimes I feel I understand very important fundamental th...

Sometimes I feel I understand very important fundamental things only to have the comprehension slip away in a wave of ecstasy, because I’ve realized the importance of what I understood.
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The greatest and most important problems of...

The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown. Carl Jung
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Politicians are always realistically m...

Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers.
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I regard consciousness as funda...

I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. -Max Planck
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Protestantism was the triumph of Pau...

Protestantism was the triumph of Paul over Peter, fundamentalism is the triumph of Paul over Christ. – Will Durant
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There is a fundamental shift that social medi...

There is a fundamental shift that social media necessitates in business today - the need to transition from 'Me First' to 'We First' thinking.
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β€œPatriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction tha...

β€œPatriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it....” ― George Bernard Shaw
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Islamic fundamentalism is to...

Islamic fundamentalism is to islam as the KKK is to Christianity. WEST WING (AARON SORKIN)
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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we...

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. - P.J. O'Rourke
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"The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion...

"The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed." β€” Albert Einstein
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"It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triump...

"It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people." Terry Pratchet (Good omens)
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"I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental op...

"I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers." - Dorothy Day
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"Our fundamental self is not something ...

"Our fundamental self is not something just inside the skin. It's everything around us with which we connect." - Alan Watts
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When a government controls both the economic power of individuals and the coercive power...

When a government controls both the economic power of individuals and the coercive power of the state ... this violates a fundamental rule of happy living: Never let the people with all the money and the people with all the guns be the same people. P. J. O'Rourke (1947-)
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"The fundamental delusion of huma...

"The fundamental delusion of humanity is to suppose that I am here and you are out there" - Yasutani Roshi
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"The fight against drug trafficking is a wildfire that threatens to c...

"The fight against drug trafficking is a wildfire that threatens to consume those fundamental rights of the individual deliberately enshrined in our Constitution.” – U.S. District Judge Juan Burciaga, Sept. 4, 1991
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"The more fundamental ...

"The more fundamental the principle...the more transitive the property."
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"Every relationship is fundamentally a power...

"Every relationship is fundamentally a power struggle, and the individual in power is whoever likes the other person less."-Chuck Klosterman
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