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Government Quotes 6-10

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Government Quotes

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Thomas Jefferson

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
John W. Gardner

But let us remember, at the same time, government is sacred, and not to be trifled with.
Jonathan Mayhew

Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
James Russell Lowell

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
Jorge Luis Borges

Experience Quotes 61-65

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Experience Quotes

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
John W. Gardner

Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
Sai Baba

Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
Albert Bandura

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Andre Gide

Education Quotes 61-65

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Education Quotes

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Van Buren

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Ambrose Bierce

Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
John W. Gardner

No man who worships education has got the best out of education… Without a gentle contempt for education no man’s education is complete.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman

Society Quotes 61-65

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Society Quotes
Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has. 
Randolph Bourne 

Society is the union of men and not the men themselves. 
Charles de Secondat 

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are. 
John W. Gardner 

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. 
Bill Vaughan 

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots. 
Erich Fromm

Society Quotes 21-25

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Society Quotes
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose. 
James A. Baldwin 

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. 
John W. Gardner 

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat. 
Lily Tomlin 

People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that. 
Max Cannon 

Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility. 
Thomas Szasz