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" A heresy can spring only from a system that is in full vigor. "
" Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something. "
" Unpredictability, too, can become monotonous. "
" Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves. "
" Far more crucial than what we know or do not know is what we do not want to know. "
" Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains. "
" It is futile to judge a kind deed by its motives. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. "
" It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it. "
" Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless. "
" Animals often strike us as passionate machines. "
" We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire. "
" Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself. "
" The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future. "
" The savior who wants to turn men into angels is as much a hater of human nature as the totalitarian despot who wants to turn them into puppets. "
" There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house. "
" We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin our dreams. "
" Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart. "
" Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from. "
" Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play. "
" We have perhaps a natural fear of ends. We would rather be always on the way than arrive. Given the means, we hang on to them and often forget the ends. "
" Man was nature's mistake she neglected to finish him and she has never ceased paying for her mistake. "
" It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt. "
" It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents. "
" Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a substitute for lost faith in ourselves. "
" It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn. "
" We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves. "
" There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other. "
" The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves. "
" Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do. "
" We are more prone to generalize the bad than the good. We assume that the bad is more potent and contagious. "
" It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate. "