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Government Quotes 31-35

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Government Quotes

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.
Henry Ward Beecher

There are three species of government: republican, monarchical, and despotic.
Charles de Secondat

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
James Madison

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
Saint Augustine

That government is best which governs least.
Henry David Thoreau

Friendship Quotes 66-69

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Friendship Quotes

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Henry David Thoreau

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?
Eugene Kennedy

Environmental Quotes 26-30

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Environmental Quotes

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
John Muir

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
Henry David Thoreau

The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline.
Norm Dicks

In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world’s goods must steadily decrease.
Garrett Hardin

In today’s world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate – and even thrive – in an environmentally-friendly manner.
Olympia Snowe

Dreams Quotes 21-25

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Dreams Quotes
Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
Margaret Fuller

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.
Erma Bombeck

Dreams Quotes 6-10

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Dreams Quotes

Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dreaming of a tomorrow, which tomorrow, will be as distant then as ’tis today.
Lope de Vega

Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
Jane Roberts

Dreams are necessary to life.
Anais Nin

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Henry David Thoreau