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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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''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''
~ Lewis Carroll - [Intervention]

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All of Western tradition, from the late bloom of the British Empire right through the early doom of Vietnam, dictates that you do something spectacular and irreversible whenever you find yourself in or whenever you impose yourself upon a wholly unfamiliar situation belonging to somebody else. Frequently it's your soul or your honor or your manhood, or democracy itself, at stake.
~ June Jordan - [Intervention]

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Americans think of themselves collectively as a huge rescue squad on twenty-four-hour call to any spot on the globe where dispute and conflict may erupt.
~ Eldridge Cleaver - [Intervention]

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Everything intercepts us from ourselves.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Intervention]

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I am not willing to risk the lives of German soldiers for countries whose names we cannot spell properly.
~ Volker Rnhe - [Intervention]

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If, Sir, I possessed the power of conveying unlimited sexual attraction through the potency of my voice, I would not be reduced to accepting a miserable pittance from the BBC for interviewing a faded female in a damp basement.
~ Gilbert Harding - [Interviews]

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In Cyberspace, the 1st Amendment is a local ordinance.
~ John Perry Barlow - [Internet]

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Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar.
~ George Lundberg - [Internet]

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Internalization. This occurs when you've exploited impact, when you've molded the standard material to your needs and made it yours, when you've made your new skills strong through hard use. All of a sudden these new concepts stopped churning within you, and a new reality is born: You and the concepts are one. They have literally become you. You have become them.
~ Tom Hopkins - [Internalization]

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Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.
~ William S. Burroughs - [Intervention]

 

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