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โ€œMany people have asked what is the meaning of life. Tha...

โ€œMany people have asked what is the meaning of life. That answer is simple. It is whatever happens to prevent one, in any given moment, from killing themselves.โ€ -Albert Camus
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โ€œThe literal meaning of life is w...

โ€œThe literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourselfโ€ Albert Camus
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โ€œAn ounce of prevent...

โ€œAn ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cureโ€ Benjamin Franklin.
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The strength of a civilization is not measu...

The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them. GENE RODDENBERRY.
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"If God is willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. If...

"If God is willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. If he is able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent If he is both willing and able? Then whence cometh evil? If he is neither willing or able? Then why call him God?"
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The key to the prevention of the horrors of Auschwitz an...

The key to the prevention of the horrors of Auschwitz and the gulag in the future is the reconstruction of the individual soul at the level of each individual. -Jordan Peterson
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"The great thing about human langua...

"The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand." โ€” Lewis Thomas
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"That the birds of worry and care fly above your he...

"That the birds of worry and care fly above your head, this you cannot change. But that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent." ~ Chinese proverb
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An ounce of preventi...

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! - Benjamin Franklin
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The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just li...

The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms. ...Samuel Adams
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โ€œNobody can prevent another war. There will be wars as long as our g...

โ€œNobody can prevent another war. There will be wars as long as our great-great-grandchildren live. The only thing we can do is produce a longer peace phase between wars.โ€ -- General George Patton (Sept. 7, 1944)
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โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he...

โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?โ€ โ€”Epicurus
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We are most alive and the closest to the meaning of our existence when we are most vulnerab...

We are most alive and the closest to the meaning of our existence when we are most vulnerable, when experience has humbled us and has cured the arrogance which, like a form of deafness, prevents us from hearing the lessons that this world teaches. ~Dean Koontz - Seize the Night.
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"The advantage of a classical education is t...

"The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving." โ€” Russell Green
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Society is built on the assumption no ...

Society is built on the assumption no one would be capable of doing it and not the preventing someone from doing it. - Me
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"Love is like a straitjacket that prevents us from f...

"Love is like a straitjacket that prevents us from freeing ourselves from the madness of a love,and that holds the craziest and most in love heart" William Ventura
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โ€œThe literal meaning of life is wh...

โ€œThe literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourself.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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"Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It p...

"Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit." โ€” W. Somerset Maugham
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โ€œLife is just a serie...

โ€œLife is just a series of obstacles preventing you from taking a napโ€
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"The great thing about human langua...

"The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand." โ€” Lewis Thomas
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The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As...

The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind. -Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Politics is the art of preventing ...

"Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them." โ€” Paul Valery
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โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he...

โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?โ€ -Epicurus
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โ€œI predict future happiness for Americans if they can pre...

โ€œI predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.โ€-- Thomas Jefferson
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"Apply thyself to the trouble of pr...

"Apply thyself to the trouble of preventing crimes in order to lessen the trouble of punishing them." --Confucius
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"If it takes 60, 70 or even 80 years, it is better to finally achieve the s...

"If it takes 60, 70 or even 80 years, it is better to finally achieve the satisfaction of assembling your self correctly, than to have spent the entire time battling to prevent your default self from falling apart" - Rudolf P Belmar
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โ€œThe snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. A...

โ€œThe snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.โ€ Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Never let your sense of m...

"Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right" - Salvor Hardin
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"Life is the process of removing thos...

"Life is the process of removing those limitations that prevent us from realising we were born Gods" - Rudolf P Belmar
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Don't let the odds...

Don't let the odds prevent you from doing what you want to do.
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"Intellectuals solve p...

"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein
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Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness ca...

Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form. Thich Nhat Hanh
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โ€œDon't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a...

โ€œDon't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn't developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don't expect to see.โ€ โ€• Douglas Adams
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โ€œ Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he...

โ€œ Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? " Epicurus
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"If you cry because the sun has gone out...

"If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars." -Rabindranath Tagore
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"The day will come when in this evil society,...

"The day will come when in this evil society,the bad guys will kill the dead to prevent them from living their lives quietly" (William Ventura)
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"The achievement of socialism requires the solution of some extremely difficult socio-politic...

"The achievement of socialism requires the solution of some extremely difficult socio-political problems: how is it possible, in view of the far-reaching centralization of political and economic power, to prevent bureaucracy from becoming all-powerful and overweening?" - Albert Einstein
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"We are already God's and Goddesses, and life is...

"We are already God's and Goddesses, and life is the process of removing the limitations that are preventing us from realising this" - Rudolf P Belmar
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"What is done cannot be u...

"What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again"-Anne Frank
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The Internet gives us everything and forces us to filter it not by the workings...

The Internet gives us everything and forces us to filter it not by the workings of culture, but with our own brains. This risks creating six billion separate encyclopedias, which would prevent any common understanding whatsoever. - Umberto Eco
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โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he...

โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?" -Epicurus
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"You cannot simultaneo...

"You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war." โ€” Albert Einstein
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โ€œThe proverb warns that, 'You should not bite th...

โ€œThe proverb warns that, 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.โ€ โ€• Thomas Szasz
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"The gods like to play a trick on famous composers, by making them deaf. This of...

"The gods like to play a trick on famous composers, by making them deaf. This often backfires, since, of course, being deaf doesn't stop them hearing the music in their heads, it just prevents them from hearing the distraction." โ€• Terry Pratchett๏ปฟ
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"The literal meaning of life is ...

"The literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourself"-Unknown
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"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustrati...

"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor." - Aldous Huxley
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โ€œIt is possible that humans do not become better by ...

โ€œIt is possible that humans do not become better by getting better, but it is given that they become worse by preventing others in getting betterโ€ - Villy Sรธrensen
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Time is what prevents everyt...

Time is what prevents everything from happening at the same time. (John Archibald Wheeler)
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"It is better to allow people who wish to steal from you into your emp...

"It is better to allow people who wish to steal from you into your empty home so they can see there is nothing to take, than to waste one's time and resources on ways to prevent them from getting in" - Rudolf P Belmar
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"Judging is preventing us from understanding a new t...

"Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding." -Steve Maraboli
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โ€œWe take these risks not...

โ€œWe take these risks not to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping us.โ€
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Never let your sense of ...

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right. -Tom Lehrer
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โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he ...

โ€œIs God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?โ€ โ€• Epicurus
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"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a โ€œliberalโ€ philosophy ...there will th...

"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a โ€œliberalโ€ philosophy ...there will then be need for โ€œdemocratsโ€ whose task will be to divide, confuse, disturb, keep the intellectual waters constantly in motion to prevent any such ice from ever forming."- Randolph Bourne (1914)
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"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from f...

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair." -- Chinese Proverb
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"People ask me to predict th...

"People ask me to predict the Future, when all I want to do is prevent it." - Ray Bradbury
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โ€œYou could not prevent a thunderstorm, but you could use the electricity; ...

โ€œYou could not prevent a thunderstorm, but you could use the electricity; you could not direct the wind, but you could trim your sail so as to propel your vessel as you pleased, no matter which way the wind blewโ€ - Cora L.V Hatch
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โ€œYou cannot simultaneo...

โ€œYou cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.โ€ Albert Einstein
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"Haters and negative people donโ€™t prevent ...

"Haters and negative people donโ€™t prevent you from reaching enlightenment. Theyโ€™re part of the process to getting there." - Randy Gage
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"Don't try to be fearless. ... Just...

"Don't try to be fearless. ... Just try to prevent fear from making your decisions for you." - Chris Guillebeau
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"Time is natures way of preven...

"Time is natures way of preventing everything from happening all at once." -John Archibald Wheeler
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"An ounce of preventi...

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.โ€ โ€•Benjamin Franklin
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"Don't let making a li...

"Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life" - John Wooden
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โ€œJudging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free y...

โ€œJudging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding.โ€ -- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
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"Do new things often. This seems to be really important. Not only does doing new thing...

"Do new things often. This seems to be really important. Not only does doing new things seem to slow down the perception of time, increase happiness, and keep life interesting, but it seems to prevent people from calcifying in the ways that they think." - Sam Altman
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"There is a myth of exceptionalism in Am...

"There is a myth of exceptionalism in America that prevents it from looking outward, and learning from the world." - Umair Haque
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โ€œTwo things prevent us from ...

โ€œTwo things prevent us from happiness; living in the past and observing others.โ€ - Anonymous
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