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The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.


You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

The archenemy is the arch stupid!

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher.

We are the prisoners of ideas.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.