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Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?

Benjamin Disraeli

Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.

Agnes Repplier

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.

William Cowper

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.

Charles Dickens

You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.

Blaise Pascal

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

Elbert Hubbard

Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.

Immanuel Kant

Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb.

Nadine Gordimer

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.

Thomas Carlyle

An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.

Pablo Picasso

First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.

Michael Caine

As far as I'm concerned, there won't be a Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon remains dead.

George Harrison

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

Cesare Pavese

I like to play in the low 70's. If it gets any hotter than that I'll stay in the bar!

Bob Hope

The United States has to move very fast to even stand still.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.

Charles Lamb

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.

Benjamin Franklin

A great country worthy of the name does not have any friends.

Charles de Gaulle

If a man does his best, what else is there?

George S. Patton

The French are the wittiest, the most charming, and up to the present, at all events, the least musical race on Earth.

Stendhal

My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.

Bob Marley
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