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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The forgotten man. . . . He works, he votes, generally he prays, but his chief business in life is to pay.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We throw all our attention on the utterly idle question whether A has done as well as B, when the only question is whether A has done as well as he could.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“All history is only one long story to this effect: men have struggled for power over their fellowmen in order that they might win the joys of earth at the expense of others, and might shift the burden of life from their own shoulders upon those of ot”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If you want a war, nourish a doctrine. Doctrines are the most frightful tyrants to which men are ever subject, because doctrines get inside a man's reason and betray him against himself. Civilized men have done their fiercest fighting for doctrines.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Civil liberty is the status of the man who is guaranteed by law and civil institutions the exclusive employment of all his own powers for his own welfare.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If I want to be free from any other man's dictation, I must understand that I can have no other man under my control.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its debt in the penitentiary or the poor house”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“What we prepare for is what we shall get.”

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