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"North Vietnam cannot defeat or h...

"North Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that." - Richard Nixon
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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Economics equates growth with well-being. Thi...

Economics equates growth with well-being. This is a misconception. They are as different as the North Pole and the South Pole. ~Infinite Radius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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"Seek simplicity, ...

"Seek simplicity, and distrust it." β€” Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 03
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North American Indians have a saying: 'Only when the last ...

North American Indians have a saying: 'Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise that we cannot eat money.'
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 25
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β€œI was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul,...

β€œI was always an unusual girl. My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.” ― Lana Del Rey
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 03
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My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of t...

My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 10
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β€œI inhaled books like other people breathe oxygen. I didn't ...

β€œI inhaled books like other people breathe oxygen. I didn't just read for knowledge or pleasure, I read to live.” ― Yeonmi Park, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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"Seek simplicity, ...

"Seek simplicity, and distrust it." β€” Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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β€˜We deny ourselves so that we can enjoy. You have heard of ...

β€˜We deny ourselves so that we can enjoy. You have heard of rich men in the north who eat salted foods, so that they can be thirsty...’ from Graham Greene’s novel The Power and the Glory
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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"Everything of importance has been...

"Everything of importance has been said before by somebody who did not discover it." β€” Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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"I was pilotin' Black Ops missions in the jungles of North Vi...

"I was pilotin' Black Ops missions in the jungles of North Vietnam while you were suckin' on your mama's tit at Woodstock, Kelly. Don't lecture me about war. This already is a war." -Stryker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 04
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Americans are lucky. They're bordered to t...

Americans are lucky. They're bordered to the north and south by weak neighbors and to the east and west by fish.. (Otto Von Bismarck)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"My compass is unique. True enough, this compa...

"My compass is unique. True enough, this compass does not point north. It points to the thing you want most in this world." - Captain Jack Sparrow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 03
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"Periods of tranquility are seldom prol...

"Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up." - Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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No one who achieves success does so without acknowl...

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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β€œHigh in the North in a land called Svithjod there is a mountain. It is a hundred miles long an...

β€œHigh in the North in a land called Svithjod there is a mountain. It is a hundred miles long and a hundred miles high and once every thousand years a little bird comes to this mountain to sharpen its beak. When the mountain has thus been worn away a single day of eternity will have passed.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 24
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Art attracts us only by wha...

Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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By relieving the brain of all unnecessary work, a good notation...

By relieving the brain of all unnecessary work, a good notation sets it free to concentrate on more advanced problems, and in effect increases the mental power of the race.β€”Alfred North Whitehead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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"He happily slept without women. He neve...

"He happily slept without women. He never slept without a book." From 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North', by Richard Flanagan.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 27
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"Men might as well project a voyage to the Moon as a...

"Men might as well project a voyage to the Moon as attempt to employ steam navigation against the stormy North Atlantic Ocean." - Dr. Dionysus Lardner (1793-1859)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North. General of the F...

"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North. General of the Felix Legions. Loyal servant to the true Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife, and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."- Russell Crowe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 25
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"If an apple, severed by the tempest from its native tree, cannot choose but fall to th...

"If an apple, severed by the tempest from its native tree, cannot choose but fall to the ground, Cuba, forcibly disjoined from its unnatural connexion with Spain, and incapable of self-support, can only gravitate towards the North American Union." - John Quincy Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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