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  • #1
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #2
    George Orwell
    “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
    George Orwell

  • #3
    Albert Einstein
    “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #4
    Confucius
    “What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.”
    Confucius

  • #5
    “A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.”
    George William Curtis

  • #6
    Theodore Roosevelt
    “I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #7
    George S. Patton Jr.
    “The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country”
    George S. Patton Jr.

  • #8
    Benjamin Franklin
    “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
    Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin

  • #9
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves”
    Abraham Lincoln, Complete Works - Volume XII

  • #10
    Thomas Paine
    “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”
    Thomas Paine

  • #11
    Oliver Goldsmith
    “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
    Oliver Goldsmith, The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher, Residing in London, to His Friends in the Country, by Dr. Goldsmith

  • #12
    Confucius
    “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
    Confucius

  • #13
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #14
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century:
    Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others;
    Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected;
    Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it;
    Refusing to set aside trivial preferences;
    Neglecting development and refinement of the mind;
    Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #15
    Socrates
    “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.”
    Socrates

  • #16
    Socrates
    “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”
    Socrates

  • #17
    Socrates
    “I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world."

    [As quoted in Plutarch's Of Banishment]”
    Socrates

  • #18
    Socrates
    “Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.”
    Socrates

  • #19
    Aristotle
    “Anybody can become angry — that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way — that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.”
    Aristotle

  • #20
    Aristotle
    “Hope is a waking dream.”
    Aristotle

  • #21
    Aristotle
    “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”
    Aristotle

  • #22
    Aristotle
    “To perceive is to suffer.”
    Aristotle

  • #23
    Aristotle
    “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.”
    Aristotle

  • #24
    Aristotle
    “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”
    Aristotle

  • #25
    Aristotle
    “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.”
    Aristotle, Selected Works

  • #26
    Plato
    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    Plato

  • #27
    Plato
    “The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”
    Plato

  • #28
    Plato
    “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
    Plato

  • #29
    Plato
    “One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”
    Plato

  • #30
    Plato
    “Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”
    Plato



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