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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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From this hour I ordain myself loos'd of limits and imaginary lines, Going where I list, my own master total and absolute, Listening to others, considering well what they say, Pausing, searching, receiving, contemplating, Gently, but with undeniable will, divesting myself of the holds that would hold me.
– Walt Whitman
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From timber so crooked as that from which man is carved, nothing entirely straight can be made.
– Immanuel Kant
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From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
– Émile Durkheim
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From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - absolutely no one - is above the law.
– Leon Jaworski
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From what we get, we can make a living what we give, however, makes a life.
– Arthur Ashe
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From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
– Arthur Ashe
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From what you didn’t say, lies that you did say.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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From whichever direction or from whoever the light comes to you, always welcome it!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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From whichever side I start, I think I am in an old place where others have been before me.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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