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William SHAKESPEARE: When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.
George Bernard SHAW: Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
Upton SINCLAIR: American capitalism is predatory, and American politics are corrupt: The same thing is true in England and the same in France; but in all these three countries the dominating fact is that whatever the people get ready to change the government, they can change it.
Upton SINCLAIR: It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!
Upton SINCLAIR: The American People will take Socialism, but they won't take the label.
Upton SINCLAIR: Man is an evasive beast, given to cultivating strange notions about himself.
Upton SINCLAIR: The supreme crime of the church to-day is that everywhere and in all its operations and influences it is on the side of sloth of mind; that it banishes brains, it sanctifies stupidity, it canonizes incompetence.
Upton SINCLAIR: The methods by which the "Empire of Business" maintains its control over journalism are four: First, ownership of the papers; second, ownership of the owners; third, advertising subsidies; and fourth, direct bribery. By these methods there exists in America a control of news and of current comment more absolute than any monopoly in any other industry.
Upton SINCLAIR: Now and then it occurs to one to reflect upon what slender threads of accident depend the most important circumstances of his life; to look back and shudder, realizing how close to the edge of nothingness his being has come.
 
 
SOCRATES: Once a word is written, it goes rolling about, comes indifferently among those who understand it and those whom it nowise concerns, and is unaware to whom it should address itself and to whom it should not do so.
SOCRATES: The unexamined life is not worth living for a human being.
Joseph STALIN: Death is the solution to all problems.  No man--no problem.
Joseph STALIN: When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
Joseph STALIN: It is enough that the people know there was an election.  The people who cast the votes decide nothing.  The people who count the votes decide everything.
Joseph STALIN: Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Joseph STALIN: Ideas are more powerful than guns.  We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.
Joseph STALIN: I trust no one, not even myself.
Joseph STALIN: History shows that there are no invincible armies.
Joseph STALIN: Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.
Joseph STALIN: The death of one man is a tragedy.  The death of millions is a statistic.
Robert Louis STEVENSON: Our business in this world is not to succeed but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Student Handouts: There’s an old camping rule advising people to leave natural areas the same, or better than, they found them.  What a wonderful world we could live in if only we practiced this rule with every place that we visit, and with every person we meet.
Publilius SYRUS: It is only the ignorant who despise education.
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