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We are as great as our belief in human liberty -- no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves.
– Archibald MacLeish
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We are at heart so profoundly anarchistic that the only form of state we can imagine living in is Utopian; and so cynical that the only Utopia we can believe in is authoritarian.
– Lionel Trilling
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We are at that very point in time when a 400-year-old age is dying and another is struggling to be born - a shifting of culture, science, society and institutions enormously greater than the world has ever experienced. Ahead, the possibility of regeneration of individuality, liberty, community and ethics such as the world has never known, and a harmony with nature, with one another and with the divine intelligence such as the world has always dreamed.
– Dee W. Hock
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We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
– Richard Feynman
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We are behaving like people without compassion and love for the most vulnerable section of society. The children of the universe are without a spokesperson, they are voiceless…We are all touched by the atrocities committed against children: sexual, physical abuse, child slave labor, educational neglect. We feel ashamed. Angry. Appalled. But there is no action…No action.
– Michael Jackson
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We are beings only in the extent of Our Life's Illusion.
– Sorin Cerin
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We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world -- mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt.
– Ronald David Laing
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We are beyond Fate, more powerful than we consider ourselves to be.
– Ileana Adriana Stan
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We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.
– Sir Arthur Eddington
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We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, 'Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday'
– Michel MacLiammir
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We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears apples.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
– Author Unknown
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We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
– Judith Martin
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We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
– Eric Berne
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We are born to action and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
– Charles Horton Cooley
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We are born to inquire into truth it belongs to a greater to possess it.
– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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We are bound together by the sympathy of our antipathies.
– James Joyce
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We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
– Maxwell Maltz
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We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we ever invented, which was human liberty.
– Mark Twain
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We are capable of destroying America and breaking its nose.
– Muammar Qaddafi
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We are certain that there is forgiveness, because there is a Gospel, and the very essence of the Gospel lies in the proclamation of the pardon of sin.
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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We are certainly descendents of the sea for our tears are salted and when we shed them on the jowl of time, the sea that has always been within us flows on our face.
– Sorin Cerin
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We are certainly getting ahead if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar.
– Sigmund Freud
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We are certainly getting ahead; if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar.
– Sigmund Freud, Letter to Carl Jung, January 17, 1909
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