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    J.D. Salinger
    “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    Ernest Hemingway
    “All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #4
    Albert Einstein
    “Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.”
    Mark Twain

  • #6
    “Inevitably it follows that anyone with an independent mind must become 'one who resists or opposes an authority or established convention': a rebel. ...And if enough people come to agree with—and follow—the REBEL, we now have a DEVIL. Until, of course, still more people agree. And then, finally, we have ... GREATNESS.”
    Nicholas Tharcher, Rebels and Devils: The Psychology of Liberation

  • #7
    Socrates
    “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”
    Socrates



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