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When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That’s a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards!
– Steve JobsRate it:
Whenever A annoys or injures B on the pretense of saving or improving X, A is a scoundrel.
– Henry Louis MenckenRate it:
Whenever a child lies you will find a severe parent. A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt to be dangerous.
– Alfred AdlerRate it:
Whenever a friend succeeds a little something in me dies.
– Gore VidalRate it:
Whenever a human being, through the commission of a crime, has become exiled from good, he needs to be reintegrated with it through suffering. The suffering should be inflicted with the aim of bringing the soul to recognize freely some day that its infliction was just.
– Simone WeilRate it:
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
Whenever a problem arrives, do three things—Face it, Fight it, and Finish it.-RVM ‪#‎Inspiration‬ ‪#‎Stayinspired‬
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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
– Edmund BurkeRate it:
Whenever an injustice is done, any non-action and neutrality is not appropriate - it's an indirect bullying, I.e. joining the hands of your aggressors, and being an accomplice. Such passive bullies are far worst than those active ones who take an enjoyment in kicking you when you're down. Whether neutral or active, bullies are mean deceitful heartless cowards, who always work in groups to pick on nice and innocent people like you. If you confront these bullies individually, they will shiver and shrink. Be brave, and don't ever give in to bullying.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
– Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)Rate it:
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
– René DescartesRate it:
Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.
– Heinrich HeineRate it:
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.
– Leigh HuntRate it:
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
– Margaret HalseyRate it:
Whenever I get married I start buying
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– Nora EphronRate it:
Whenever I have to choose between two evils, I always like to try the one I haven't tried before.
– Mae WestRate it:
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
– Abraham LincolnRate it:
Whenever I hear people talking about "liberal ideas," I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal; it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
Whenever I hear people talking about 'liberal ideas,' I am always astounded that men should love to fool themselves with empty sounds. An idea should never be liberal it must be vigorous, positive, and without loose ends so that it may fulfill its divine mission and be productive. The proper place for liberality is in the realm of the emotions.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.
– Michael FlatleyRate it:
Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle A truck
– Child Age 15Rate it:
Whenever I watch a documentary about the space, I find the news in the world very funny and dull!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried.
– Mae WestRate it:
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.
– Blessing IrishRate it:

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