Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is the highest political end.
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Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
more Douglas Adams quotes
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
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Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
more Henry Brooks Adams quotes
Always stand on principle, even if you stand alone.
more John Quincy Adams quotes
Time as he grows old teaches all things.
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Only when man's life comes to its end in prosperity can one call that man happy.
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It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
more Aesop quotes
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
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Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
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Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
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I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
more Aesop quotes
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
more Aesop quotes
Slow and steady wins the race.
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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
more Aesop quotes
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
more Aesop quotes
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
more Aesop quotes
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
more Aesop quotes
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
more Aesop quotes
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
more Aesop quotes
Union gives strength.
more Aesop quotes
The gods help them that help themselves.
more Aesop quotes
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
more Aesop quotes
Familiarity breeds contempt.
more Aesop quotes
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
more Aesop quotes
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
more Aesop quotes
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
more Aesop quotes
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
more Aesop quotes
Appearances often are deceiving.
more Aesop quotes
In fact, nothing is said that has not been said before.
more Publius Terentius Afer quotes
Moderation in all things.
more Publius Terentius Afer quotes
Fortune helps the brave.
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Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped.
more African Proverb quotes
Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
more African Proverb quotes
The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.
more Herbert Sebastien Agar quotes
The possession of unlimited power will make a despot of almost any man. There is a possible Nero in the gentlest human creature that walks.
more Thomas Bailey Aldrich quotes
The man who views the world at 50 the same way he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
more Mohammed Ali quotes
Mankind is at its best when it is most free. This will be clear if we grasp the principle of liberty. We must recall that the basic principle is freedom of choice, which saying many have on their lips but few in their minds.
more Dante Alighieri quotes
The lion and the calf shall lie down together, but the calf won't get much sleep.
more Woody Allen quotes
The one who throws the stone forgets; the one who is hit remembers forever.
more Angolan Proverb quotes
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
more Saint Thomas Aquinas quotes
The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
more Aristotle quotes
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
more Aristotle quotes
What is common to many is least taken care of, for all men have greater regard for what is their own than what they possess in common with others.
more Aristotle quotes
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
more Matthew Arnold quotes
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
more Isaac Asimov quotes
Liberty is from God; liberties, from the devil.
more Berthold Auerbach quotes
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
more Marcus Aurelius quotes
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