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Robinson Crusoe, the self-sufficient man, could not have lived in New York city.


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It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.



The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.



He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.

He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.



There can be no liberty for a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies.

There can be no liberty for a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies.



When all think alike, then no one is thinking

When all think alike, then no one is thinking



The press does not tell us what to think, it tells us what to think about.

The press does not tell us what to think, it tells us what to think about.



The news and the truth are not the same thing.

The news and the truth are not the same thing.



The present crisis of Western democracy is a crisis in journalism.

The present crisis of Western democracy is a crisis in journalism.



To create a minimum standard of life below which no human being can fall is the most elementary duty of the democratic state.

To create a minimum standard of life below which no human being can fall is the most elementary duty of the democratic state.



It is often very illuminating...to ask yourself how you got at the facts on which you base your opinion. Who actually saw, heard, felt, counted, named the thing, about which you have an opinion?

It is often very illuminating...to ask yourself how you got at the facts on which you base your opinion. Who actually saw, heard, felt, counted, named the thing, about which you have an opinion?





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Distance may be the segregator but our thoughts and dreams are what keep us together.



The dream of any scholar has, for me, come true by virtue of this award. The Nobel Prizes are justly famous in the hard sciences, in literature, and for peace.

The dream of any scholar has, for me, come true by virtue of this award. The Nobel Prizes are justly famous in the hard sciences, in literature, and for peace.



Morality and legality have nothing to do with one another.

Morality and legality have nothing to do with one another.



It's been a privilege to write for you and to have you accept me as a storyteller in your lives, Now, as my story draws to an end, may I say only, 'Thank you. You have been simply wonderful'.

It's been a privilege to write for you and to have you accept me as a storyteller in your lives, Now, as my story draws to an end, may I say only, 'Thank you. You have been simply wonderful'.



The cheerful Sabbath bells, wherever heard, Strike pleasant on the sense, most like the voice Of one, who from the far-off hills proclaims Tidings of good to Zion.

The cheerful Sabbath bells, wherever heard, Strike pleasant on the sense, most like the voice Of one, who from the far-off hills proclaims Tidings of good to Zion.



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I think you can't be really posh and be an interesting actor. I'm a bit of a posh rough.



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I set up stations, buy a big vat of chili, and then guests do what they want to do - and I still get to party.



Nothing in our lives is a mere insignificant detail to God.

Nothing in our lives is a mere insignificant detail to God.



And we didn't have cell phones. If you made plans to meet someone in a snow storm, and they didn't show up, you just had to assume they were devoured by wolves and go on with your life.

And we didn't have cell phones. If you made plans to meet someone in a snow storm, and they didn't show up, you just had to assume they were devoured by wolves and go on with your life.



Patients rarely die of the disease from which they suffer. Secondary or terminal infections are the real cause of death.

Patients rarely die of the disease from which they suffer. Secondary or terminal infections are the real cause of death.




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