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From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles.
– Charles Sumner
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From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles.
– Charles Sumner
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From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture.
– W. Somerset Maugham
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From the end spring new beginnings.
– Pliny the Elder
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From the errors of others a wise man corrects his own.
– Pubilius Syrus
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From the Gulistan Be not over much angry with thy slave; Treat him not unjustly, and pain not his feelings. True, thou mayst have bought him for ten direms; But 'twas not by thy power that he was created. There is a tradition of the Prophet--peace be upon him!--that on the day of the resurrection the greatest grief will be when the pious slave is carried to Paradise, and his worthless master is borne away to Hell.
– Saadi
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From the highest mountains in the world, Men seek for higher places to climb, When in their heart, It is where the climb always continues.
– Jason Berg
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From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
– Groucho Marx
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From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
– Julius Henry Marx
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From the moment of birth, when the stone-age baby confronts the twentieth-century mother, the baby is subjected to these forces of violence, called love, as its mother and father have been, and their parents and their parents before them. These forces are mainly concerned with destroying most of its potentialities. This enterprise is on the whole successful.
– R. D. Laing
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From the oyster to the eagle, from the swine to the tiger, all animals are to be found in men and each of them exists in some man, sometimes several at the time. Animals are nothing but the portrayal of our virtues and vices made manifest to our eyes, the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought.
– Victor Hugo
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From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage.
From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought.
From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.

– Visions of Gregorian Chants
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From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of 8,000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
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From the port of ideas, not only the most clever ones put out to sea and conquer the world but also the most stupid ones do!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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From the still-vexed Bermoothes.
– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
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From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
– Napoleon
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From the top of Mount Everest "Next time I am taking the lift."
– Paul. F. Meekin
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From the totalitarian point of view, history is something to be created rather than learned.
– George Orwell, Essay: "The Prevention of Literature" (1946)
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From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
– Lucretius
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From the way Denny's shaking his head, he's either got an injured shoulder or a gnat in his eye.
– Jerry Coleman
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From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
– Aldous Huxley
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From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
– Dr. Seuss
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From things which have been obtained after having been long desired men almost never derive the pleasure and delight which they had anticipated.
– Guicciardini
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From this day forward until the end of the world...we in it shall be remembered...we band of brothers.
– William Shakespeare, Henry V.
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From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54)
– Dwight D Eisenhower
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