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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.

 Jean-Paul Sartre quotes (French existentialist philosopher and writer, 1905-1980)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteHow inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be a mischievous and malignant hypocrite.

 Voltaire quotes (French Philosopher and Writer. One of the greatest of all French authors, 1694-1778)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteBad theaters are as mischievous as bad schools.

 George Bernard Shaw quotes (Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteNewspaper correspondents with an army, as a rule, are mischievous. They are the world's gossips, pick up and retail the camp scandal, and gradually drift to the headquarters of some general, who finds it easier to make reputation at home than with his own corps or division. They are also tempted to prophesy events and state facts which, to an enemy, reveal a purpose in time to guard against it. Moreover, they are always bound to see facts colored by the partisan or political character of their own patrons, and thus bring army officers into the political controversies of the day, which are always mischievous and wrong. Yet, so greedy are the people at large for war news, that it is doubtful whether any army commander can exclude all reporters, without bringing down on himself a clamor that may imperil his own safety. Time and moderation must bring a just solution to this modern difficulty.

 William Tecumseh Sherman quotes (American Civil War General and a major architect of modern warfare. 1820-1891)

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