“The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson —

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“Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.”

— Robert Kennedy —

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“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”

— Thomas Paine —

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“To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.”

— Leo Tolstoy —

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“Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.”

— George Bernard Shaw —

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“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”

— George Washington —

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“A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.”

— Sydney Smith —

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“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.”

— Alice Walker —

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“Bachelors know more about women than married men if they didn’t they’d be married too.”

— H. L. Mencken —

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