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It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
– Lord Acton
It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.
– Dejan Stojanovic
It is beautiful to talk about beautiful things and even more beautiful to silently gaze at them.
– Dejan Stojanovic
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
– Oscar Wilde
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand Russell
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
– Bertrand Russell
It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence.
– Alfred Jarry
It is because they took the easy way out, That rivers and people, go crooked.
– Jill Peterson
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
– Hesiod
It is best to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
– William Makepeace Thackeray
It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
– Henry Allen
It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love.
– Sir Arthur Helps
It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
– Tom Stoppard
It is better one time to see things than one hundred times to hear about them.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
– William Blackstone
It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers.
– James Grover Thurber
It is better to be a beggar than ignorant; for a beggar only wants money, but an ignorant person wants humanity.
– Aristippus
It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep for your whole life.
– Elizabeth Henry
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
– Oscar Wilde
It is better to be completely ignorant than to be ill taught.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
– Arthur Calwell
It is better to be envied than pitied.
– Herodotus
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
– Niccolo Machiavelli
It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.
– Helen Keller
It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.
– Andre Gide

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