Society

George Burns Quote – Run The Country

"It's too bad the people who really know how to run the country are so busy cutting hair and driving taxis." - George Burns ...
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C.S. Lewis Quote – Make Him Happy

"Nearly all that we call human history — money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery — [is] the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy." - C.S. Lewis ...
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Cardinal Francis George Quote – Rebuild Civilization

"It is likely that I will die in my bed. My successor will die in prison. His successor will die executed in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild ...
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Ralph Ellison Quote – If The World

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy." - Ralph Ellison ...
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Demetri Martin Quote – Fruit Baskets

"I like fruit baskets because they give you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple, you’d be like “Huh? What the hell is this?” but if it’s ...
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Bill Vaughan Quote – Swap History Books

"It might be a good idea if the various countries of the world would occasionally swap history books, just to see what other people are doing with the same set of facts." - Bill Vaughan ...
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Paula Ross quote – Pay the price

"Privilege, almost by definition, requires that someone pay the price for its enjoyment." - Paula Ross ...
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Jonathan Swift quote – When a true genius appears

"When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in confederacy against him." - Jonathan Swift ...
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Quentin Crisp quote – The young always have the same problem

"The young always have the same problem — how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their elders and copying one another."          - Quentin Crisp ...
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Quote – Slaves

"There are more slaves today than at any point in history. 12-27 million forced to work at subsistence pay under threat of violence. The US government estimates 50,000 people work in hidden bondage.  90% are used for sex, indentured domestics ...
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