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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A word after a word after a word is power.
~ Margaret Atwood - [Power]

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But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
~ James Baldwin - [Power]

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Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
~ Jean Baudrillard - [Power]

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Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, I can single-handed move the world.
~ Archimedes - [Power]

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I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient.
~ Roland Barthes - [Power]

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I watch a man shoot pool for an hour. If he misses more than one shot I know I can beat him.
~ Luther Lassiter - [Competition]

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If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
~ Marcus Aurelius - [Power]

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It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.
~ Francis Bacon - [Power]

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Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
~ Charles Lamb - [Competition]

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Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.
~ Francis Bacon - [Power]

 

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