State Quotes

"What man actually needs is not a tensionle...

"What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him." ~ Viktor Frankl
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Since the real purpose of socialism is precisely to overcome and advance beyo...

Since the real purpose of socialism is precisely to overcome and advance beyond the predatory phase of human development, economic science in its present state can throw little light on the socialist society of the future- Albert Einstein
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"When you are born into this world you're givin a t...

"When you are born into this world you're givin a ticket to the freak show, when you're born in the United States you are givin a front row seat." -George Carlin
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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
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"Gratitude is a state o...

"Gratitude is a state of mind,not a response to a situation"-Unknown source
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โ€œCriticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It f...

โ€œCriticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.โ€ - Winston Churchill
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" The whole thing is a fall. It can't help but be. A perpetual state of g...

" The whole thing is a fall. It can't help but be. A perpetual state of grasping in the dark. It's not about getting up, it's about stumbling. Stumbling in the right direction. It's the only way to move forward." Mr Robot S2E3
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โ€œThe United States has become a place where e...

โ€œThe United States has become a place where entertainers and professional athletes ate mistaken for people of importance.โ€ โ€”Robert A. Heinlein
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"Silly is you in a natural state, and...

"Silly is you in a natural state, and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again." โ€” Mike Myers
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โ€œMy father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody...

โ€œMy father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody you see, everybody you talk to. He says only a few people are awake. And they live in a state of constant total amazement.โ€ - Patricia, Joe vs. The Volcano (1990)
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One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, r...

One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, released from the burdens of self-hood, one glimpses, however briefly, a state of spiritual wholeness that underlies and supports oneโ€™s everyday consciousness. โ€”Andrew Cooper, The Transcendent Imperative
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I'm in the perpetual state...

I'm in the perpetual state of vulnerability, while I continue to hate it. - Anonymous
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"Happiness is an unachievable myth pe...

"Happiness is an unachievable myth peddled by those too afraid to admit the world's default state is misery." - Exurb1a
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"Then, contented with my state, Where ...

"Then, contented with my state, Where true pleasure may be seen, Let me envy not the great, On a cheerful village green"
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"I've wrestled with reality for 35 ...

"I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it." โ€” Mary Chase
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โ€œYou develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense di...

โ€œYou develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty." โ€• Edgar Mitchell
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"The first stage of sincerity is that...

"The first stage of sincerity is that your private and public state are the same." ~Imam Al Ghizali Rahmahullah Aleih
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โ€œIn my view a woman could be...

โ€œIn my view a woman could be elected president of the United States.โ€ โ€” Bernie Sanders, 1988
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"always ask two questions: How many countries have milit...

"always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?"-Jose Saramago
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"I would rather be wit...

"I would rather be without a state than without a voice." - Edward Snowden
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"Often the wicked prosper, while the righteous starve; yet I wou...

"Often the wicked prosper, while the righteous starve; yet I would never exchange my state for theirs, my virtue for their gold. For mine endures, while riches change their owner every day." -- Solon
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"Illegal aliens have always be...

"Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian." โ€” Robert Orben
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"The state is nothing but an instrument of opress...

"The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy." - Friedrich Engels
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"At least 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires were made in the United States during the W...

"At least 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires were made in the United States during the World War [I]. That many admitted their huge blood gains in their income tax returns. How many other war millionaires falsified their tax returns no one knows." -- Smedley Butler, "War is a Racket"
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 23
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"The European Union is a group of count...

"The European Union is a group of countries that got together to screw the United States. It's as simple as that." -- DJT45
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"I think Superman should go on the Larry King sh...

"I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to." โ€” Dave Barry
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"A thousand years scarce serve ...

"A thousand years scarce serve to form a state; an hour may lay it in the dust." -George Gordon Byron
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It sometimes takes a state of sol...

It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship. Stephen Richards
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
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Happiness is determined mor...

Happiness is determined more by oneโ€™s state of mind than by external events. ~ Dalai Lama
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โ€œWhat man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling...

โ€œWhat man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for a worthwhile goal, a freely chosen task. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.โ€ - Viktor Frankl
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โ€œCompulsory unification of opinion achieves only th...

โ€œCompulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyardโ€ - U.S. Supreme Court, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1942)
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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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"The most painful state of being is re...

"The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one youโ€™ll never have." --Soren Kierkegaard
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โ€œLove isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love ...

โ€œLove isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.โ€ โ€”Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember
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Things like principles, policy and motto s...

Things like principles, policy and motto should not be explicitly stated. They should be kept to oneself. That is my motto - Ronyl Leo
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"Happiness is a state of mind...

"Happiness is a state of mind. It's just according to the way you look at things." Walt Disney
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"People who have never dealt with depression think it's just bei...

"People who have never dealt with depression think it's just being sad or being in a bad mood. That's not what depression is, for me; it's falling into a state of grayness and numbness." Dan Reynolds
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ยซI have never seen a thin pe...

ยซI have never seen a thin person drinking Diet Coke.ยป - The president of the United States
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"There is no more reliable proof of gre...

"There is no more reliable proof of greatness than to be in a state where nothing can happen to make you disturbed." --Seneca
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What we define as the state of happiness is in reality a lie to ourselv...

What we define as the state of happiness is in reality a lie to ourselves, because if we are happy our only concern as human beings is how we controll this state and we are wasting our time with being afraid of losing it.
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Achievement...

Achievement should be a state, not a goal
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"Every actual state is corrup...

"Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"If you are willing to look at another personโ€™s behavior toward you as a reflection o...

"If you are willing to look at another personโ€™s behavior toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves rather than a statement about your value as a person, then you will, over a period of time cease to react at all." --Yogi Bhajan
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โ€œHuman life is everywhere a state ...

โ€œHuman life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured and little to be enjoyed.โ€ --Samuel Johnson
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โ€œNothing doth more hurt in ...

โ€œNothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.โ€--Francis Bacon
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"The current state of knowledge can be s...

"The current state of knowledge can be summarized thus: In the beginning, there was nothing, which exploded." -Terry Pratchett
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โ€œFor every day spent in suffering i...

โ€œFor every day spent in suffering is a wasted day, and every day lived in a beautiful state is life truly lived.โ€
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"Resist much, obey little; Once unquestioning obedience, onc...

"Resist much, obey little; Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved; Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city, of this earth, ever afterward resumes its liberty" -Walt Whitman
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The Mark Of Service To Humanity Is No Lon...

The Mark Of Service To Humanity Is No Longer The Nobel Prize, But An Espionage Indictment From The United States. - Julian Assange
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"Happiness is an unachievable myth peda...

"Happiness is an unachievable myth pedaled by those too afraid to admit that the world's default state is misery" - exurb1a
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"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable...

"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings." - Nelson Mandela
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โ€œI know you think you understand what you thought I said, but Iโ€™m n...

โ€œI know you think you understand what you thought I said, but Iโ€™m not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant.โ€ / US State Department spokesman Robert McCloskey during a Vietnam War briefing
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There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for a...

There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.โ€ โ€• Douglas Adams,
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โ€œIโ€™m not entitled to have an opinion on this subject unless I can state the a...

โ€œIโ€™m not entitled to have an opinion on this subject unless I can state the arguments against my position better than the people do who are supporting it. I think that only when I reach that stage am I qualified to speak.โ€ - Charlie Munger
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"The United States is a nati...

"The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced." โ€” Frank Zappa
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"There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for ...

"There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened." - Douglas Adams
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"What makes you so different from every other 'bad guy' who wants their idea of 'justice'? Remove...

"What makes you so different from every other 'bad guy' who wants their idea of 'justice'? Remove the rhetoric and you and every State, hell, even everyone, is just as morally equal as you are: monopolizing violence in real or perceived anarchy, or, abjuring violence because others can do so." โ€” me
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Life and death are illusions. We...

Life and death are illusions. We are in a constant state of transformation. -Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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โ€œEverything has its wonders, even darkness...

โ€œEverything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.โ€ -Helen Keller
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โ€œThere is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The st...

โ€œThere is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread...nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.โ€™โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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"I don't need a baby growing inside me for nine months. For one thing, there's mornin...

"I don't need a baby growing inside me for nine months. For one thing, there's morning sickness. If I'm going to feel nauseous and achy when I wake up, I want to achieve that state the old fashioned way: getting good and drunk the night before." โ€” Ellen DeGeneres
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"Elitist liberals are crypto-Orwellian dogmatists insidiously transforming th...

"Elitist liberals are crypto-Orwellian dogmatists insidiously transforming this country bit by bit into a Political Correctness Gone Mad totalitarian state." โ€” TV Tropes, Acceptable Political Targets, Liberals and conservatives in general
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