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The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.

To live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
Reality is for people who can't face drugs.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.
When I gave food to the poor, they called me a saint. When I asked why the poor were hungry, they called me a communist.
In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.
The words of the world want to make sentences.
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
Only when the last tree has been cut down; Only when the last river has been poisoned; Only when the last fish has been caught; Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.
We are on the precipice of climate system tipping points beyond which there is no redemption.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life... I wanted to live so sturdily and so Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life... to drive life into a corner to know it by experience and be able to give an account of it in my next excursion.
Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
We estimate the wisdom of nations by seeing what they did with their surplus capital.
Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
We need to move beyond 'growth at all costs' and reorganize the economy based on the quality of life rather than quantity of consumption.

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