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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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A police state finds that it cannot command the grain to grow.
~ John F. Kennedy - [Tyranny]

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I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
~ Thomas Jefferson - [Tyranny]

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I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
~ Salvador Dali - [Ugliness]

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If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.
~ Lord Byron - [Tyranny]

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It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time.
~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette - [Ugliness]

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Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
~ Alexander Pope - [Tyranny]

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No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.
~ Samuel Johnson - [Tyranny]

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Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
~ Laurence Hope Nicolson - [Virtue]

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Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
~ Thomas Jefferson - [Tyranny]

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Rulers, who neither see, nor feel, nor know, but leech-like to their fainting country cling, till they drop, blind in blood, without a blow, -- a people starved and stabbed in the untilled field...
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley - [Tyranny]

 

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