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Quote of the Day

“To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.”
— Confucius

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That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.

–Paul Valéry

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“It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”
— Noël Coward

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“Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.  The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
— Harper Lee

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“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”
— George Washington

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“By physical liberty I mean the right to do anything which does not interfere with the happiness of another.
By intellectual liberty I mean the right to think and the right to think wrong.”
— Robert G. Ingersoll

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“In existing criminology there are concepts:
a criminal man, a criminal profession, a criminal society, a criminal sect, and a criminal tribe, but there is no concept of a criminal state, or a criminal government, or criminal legislation.
Consequently, the biggest crimes actually escape being called crimes.”
— P. D. Ouspensky

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“A man is either free or he is not.
There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.”
— Imamu Amiri Baraka

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In the end, science offers us the only way out of politics. And if we allow science to become politicized, then we are lost. We will enter the Internet version of the dark ages, an era of shifting fears and wild prejudices, transmitted to people who don’t know any better.

–Michael Crichton

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“Man will occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most times he will pick himself up and carry on.”
— Sir Winston Churchill