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  • #1
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #3
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

  • #4
    The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce
    “The Seven Social Sins are:

    Wealth without work.
    Pleasure without conscience.
    Knowledge without character.
    Commerce without morality.
    Science without humanity.
    Worship without sacrifice.
    Politics without principle.

    From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.”
    Frederick Lewis Donaldson

  • #5
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #6
    Mark Twain
    “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
    Mark Twain

  • #7
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #8
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #9
    Robert Orben
    “Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.”
    Robert Orben

  • #10
    Keith Richards
    “If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.”
    Keith Richards, Keith Richards: In His Own Words

  • #11
    Groucho Marx
    “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #12
    Thomas Jefferson
    “I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #13
    John Steinbeck
    “All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal.”
    John Steinbeck

  • #14
    Ayn Rand
    “The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #15
    Richelle Mead
    “The greatest and most powerful revolutions often start very quietly, hidden in the shadows. Remember that.”
    Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

  • #16
    David Foster Wallace
    “If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don't bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don't bullshit yourself that you're not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote.”
    David Foster Wallace, Up, Simba!

  • #17
    Yann Martel
    “If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams.”
    Yann Martel, Life of Pi

  • #18
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • #19
    Thomas Jefferson
    “We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #20
    “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. ”

  • #21
    Jarod Kintz
    “I once saw a snake having sex with a vulture, and I thought, It’s just business as usual in Washington DC.”
    Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

  • #22
    Ronald Reagan
    “I have left orders to be awakened at any time during national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.”
    Ronald Reagan