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    A pint of sweat, saves a gallon

    “A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.”

    — George S. Patton

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    Category: history
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    The fear of death follows from the

    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

    — Mark Twain

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    Category: life
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    The world is bad but not without

    “The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint.”

    — Friedrich Durrenmatt

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    What is needed now is a transformation

    “What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology.”

    — Barry Commoner

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    Category: technology
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    We submit to the majority because we

    “We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.”

    — Ambrose Bierce

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    Category: attitude
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    Men are only as loyal as their

    “Men are only as loyal as their options.”

    — Bill Maher

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    Category: men
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    Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever

    “Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.”

    — John Stuart Mill

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    Security is still the most important issue

    “Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans – the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.”

    — Patty Murray

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    Category: health
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    After all, sustainability means running the global

    “After all, sustainability means running the global environment – Earth Inc. – like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.”

    — Maurice Strong

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    Category: environmental
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    All sports must be treated on the

    “All sports must be treated on the basis of equality.”

    — Pierre de Coubertin

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    Category: equality
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    The best way to make your dreams

    “The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

    — Paul Valery

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    Category: dreams
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    Preparing our city to achieve its destiny

    “Preparing our city to achieve its destiny will require strong leadership.”

    — Thomas Menino

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    Category: leadership
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    That a society controls, to a greater

    “That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.”

    — Kenneth L. Pike

    Author: Kenneth L. Pike
    Category: society
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    It worries me about our unwillingness to

    “It worries me about our unwillingness to really address reforms and modernization in Medicare. This thing was designed 37 years ago. It has not evolved to keep pace with current medical technology.”

    — John Sununu

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    Category: technology
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    First and last, what is demanded of

    “First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.”

    — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Category: truth
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