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β€œThe whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace...

β€œThe whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H. L. Mencken
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"All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present...

"All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse." β€” Benjamin Franklin
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"An empty head is not really empty; it is st...

"An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head." -- Eric Hoffer
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"Hence the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for ...

"Hence the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire..."- Freidrich Neitschze
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"The more one tries to emulate others, the more the world misses out on the origi...

"The more one tries to emulate others, the more the world misses out on the originality of oneself. Originality is rather easy, duplicating others is hard. Hence self-acceptance is one form of wisdom, because wisdom is about saving time."- Ravi Silari
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"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, pro...

"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, prompt to meals to prompt to work. Hence when I see a fly settle down in a crucial moment on the nose of a businessman... then I laugh heartily... What do they accomplish these hustlers?"-Kierkegaard(1843)
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"And let thy feet millenn...

"And let thy feet millenniums hence, be set in midst of knowledge." - Lord Tennyson
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β€œThe human being is not a thing, hence not something that can be used merely as a means,...

β€œThe human being is not a thing, hence not something that can be used merely as a means, but must in all his actions always be considered as an end in itself. Thus I cannot dispose of the human being in my own person, so as to maim, corrupt, or kill him.” -Immanuel Kant
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All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unab...

All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near. - Sun Tzu
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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alar...

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. H. L. Mencken
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"I want to believe in intelligent design, an...

"I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe." - James Lileks
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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarm...

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary. -H. L. Mencken
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"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarm...

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and hence clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."-- H.L. Mencken
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How many ages hence/ Shall this our lofty scene ...

How many ages hence/ Shall this our lofty scene be acted over/ In states unborn and accents yet unknown! β€”Shakespeare; "Julius Caesar" (Act 3 Scene 1)
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"The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life co...

"The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun." - Christopher McCandless
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β€œHence he had made himself out of whole cloth a life full of complications and drama. S...

β€œHence he had made himself out of whole cloth a life full of complications and drama. Something must happen - and that explains most human commitments. Something must happen, even loveless slavery, even war or death. Hurray then for funerals!” ― Albert Camus, The Fall
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Acts of any kind produce habits or characters of the same ki...

Acts of any kind produce habits or characters of the same kind. Hence we ought to make sure that our acts are of a certain kind; for the resulting character varies as they vary. ~Aristotle
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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alar...

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. -H.L. Mencken
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β€œHumility is the foundation of all the other virtues h...

β€œHumility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.”
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