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    Molly Ivins
    “The first rule of holes: When you're in one stop digging.”
    Molly Ivins

  • #2
    Molly Ivins
    “It's all very well to run around saying regulation is bad, get the government off our backs, etc. Of course our lives are regulated. When you come to a stop sign, you stop; if you want to go fishing, you get a license; if you want to shoot ducks, you can shoot only three ducks. The alternative is dead bodies at the intersection, no fish, and no ducks. OK?

    (Getting Control of the Frontier, Gainsville Sun, March 22, 1995)”
    Molly Ivins

  • #3
    John Stuart Mill
    “Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
    John Stuart Mill, Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St Andrews, 2/1/1867

  • #4
    Chief Seattle
    “My people are few. They resemble the scattering trees of a storm-swept plain...There was a time when our people covered the land as the waves of a wind-ruffled sea cover its shell-paved floor, but that time long since passed away with the greatness of tribes that are now but a mournful memory.”
    Chief Seattle, The Chief Seattle's Speech

  • #5
    Thomas Jefferson
    “We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #6
    Thomas Jefferson
    “Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”
    Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

  • #7
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

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