"Do not hold the delusion that your advancement
is accomplished by crushing others."
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
(106-43 B.C.) Roman Statesman, Philosopher and Orator
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Makes you think about yourself. Sometimes we do the same thing towards other people.
 -- Julie van Niekerk, Randfontein, South Africa     
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    The congress of the U.S. advances by crushing the people under the weight of added laws and taxes. Personally, I'm fed up with being stepped on.
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
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     -- Colin, Colorado Springs      
    Unfortunately, too often people advance themselves by crushing others. The question is, what kind of advancement is that?
     -- Anonymous     
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    I hope people who are guilty of this will take a moment to do some self-reflections.
     -- Anonymous, Singapore     
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     -- Anonymous      
     -- Hunter, Gatlinburg      
     -- Mike, Norwalk      
    A tough one to live by ... and at election-time, impossible. Nonetheless, a nice moral to build into one's life. One doesn't elevate one's self by damaging another's.
     -- Bobble, No. Ferrisburgh, VT     
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     -- E G B, Redding. Ca      
    There are always those who wish to dominate, monopolize and oppress others for the sake of plundering their labor and wealth.
     -- Ronw13, Yachats Or     
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    ...for there is no action without reaction - Newton's third law
     -- Robert, Somewhere in Europe     
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    Tearing down the winners in the name of 'fairness' is the progressive's game. To the victor go the spoils -- but a social democrat can steal it all away with the stroke of a pen ...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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