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It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.

Shirley Chisholm

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Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.

Joshua Liebman

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I have every sympathy with the American who was so horrified by what he had read of the effects of smoking that he gave up reading.

Lord Conesford

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13 days ago

I like white trash cooking. Cheeseburgers. The greasier the better. Mashed potatoes served in a scoop, a little dent in the top for the gravy. Drake's Devil Dogs for dessert. Pure pleasure; no known nutrient.

Orson Bean

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Because of the diverse conditions of humans, it happens that some acts are virtuous to some people, as appropriate and suitable to them, while the same acts are immoral for others, as inappropriate to them.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

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The happiness and prosperity of our citizens is the only legitimate object of government.

Thomas Jefferson

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Without doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.

Lord Herbert

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In a free society, standards of public morality can be measured only by whether physical coercion, violence against persons, or property occurs. There is no right not to be offended by words, actions, or symbols.

Richard E. Sincere Jr

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Moral indignation is in most cases 2% moral, 48% indignation and 50% envy.

Vittorio De Sica

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Whether or not legislation is truly moral is often a question of who has the power to define morality.

Jerome H. Skolnick

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He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.

Aristotle

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All that is good is not embodied in the law; and all that is evil is not proscribed by the law. A well-disciplined society needs few laws; but it needs strong mores.

William F. Buckley Jr.

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Do what’s right for you, as long as it don’t hurt no one.

Elvis Presley

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In framing a government, which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.

James Madison

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Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint; the more restraint on others to keep off from us, the more liberty we have.

Daniel Webster

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Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice and the exercise of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing.

Archibald MacLeish

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13 days ago

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.

Robert Frost

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A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement.

Thomas Jefferson

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I haven't voted since 1964, when I voted for Lyndon Johnson, the peace candidate.

Gore Vidal

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Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.

Sydney J. Harris

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13 days ago

It rankles me when somebody tries to force somebody to do something.

John Wayne

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I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody business but by own.

Billie Holiday

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When you waste your time please remember your parents hardwork

Karen Elizabeth Gordon

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13 days ago

There ain't no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all.

Davy Crockett

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13 days ago

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