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81 How peaceful life would be without love, how safe, how tranquil. And how dull.
love, peace
The Name of the Rose (movie)
82 A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything that you have.
freedom, government
Gerald Ford
83 In abstract love of humanity one almost always only loves oneself.
love, humanity, egoism
Fyodor Dostoevsky
84 Takt je tichý dohovor mlčať o spoločných chybách, namiesto toho, aby sme sa ich zbavovali.
politeness, conformity
Erich Maria Remarque
85 Freedom is not 'choosing between black and white', but to avoid such predetermined choice.
freedom, choice
(unknown)
86 Faith is the path of least resistance.
Match_Point, faith
Match Point (movie)
87 There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.
evolution, beauty, nature
Charles Darwin
88 Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
dog, admiration, relativity
Ann Landers
89 Everyone hears only what he understands.
comprehension
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
90 What you cannot enforce, do not command.
command, management, politics, law
Socrates
91 The amount of noise generated by a change is inversely proportional to the complexity of the change.
change, complexity, small_talk
C. Northcote Parkinson
92 Beauty is only a light switch away.
beauty, imagination
(unknown)
93 Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.
War_On_Terror, peace, war, rape, Virgin
(unknown)
94 The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
psychology, intelligence, social, incompetence, confidence, doubt, Bertrand_Russel
Bertrand Russell
95 Copyright is a crime against wisdom.
copyright, property, wisdom, freedom, information
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2008-01-08
96 There's nothing brave in those who expect the worst. They just fear disappointment.
pessimism, fear
Tomáš J. Fülöpp
97 All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher.
religion, politics, ignorance, philosophy, manipulation
Lucretius
98 Výnimočnosť klíči v samote.
solitude
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2007-12-17
99 Krása je ako polarizované svetlo - vidno ju len z určitého uhla.
beauty, point_of_view
Tomáš J. Fülöpp 2007-04-20
100 Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand.
China, learning, education, psychology, memory
(Chinese proverb)

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