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1 21186 Hand, Learned ... community is already in process of disillusion where each man begins to eye his neighbor as a po
2 29139 de Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc Let us suppose, that the Old and New worlds were formerly but one continent, and that, by a violent
3 74776 McCarthy, Joseph R. A communist on the faculty of one university is one communist too many.
4 71413 Machiavelli, Niccolo There never was a new prince who has disarmed his subjects; rather when he has found them disarmed,
5 56209 Kennan, George F. It is clearly unwise for us to continue the attempt to carry alone, or largely single-handed, the op
6 55542 George, Henry This association of poverty with progress is the great enigma of our times.
7 11506 American Temperance Society Taste not, touch not, handle not.
8 48094 Congregation of the Holy Office | Roman Inquisition It is asked:
Whether it is permitted to capture by force and deceit Blacks and other natives w
9 74990 Aguinaldo y Famy, Emilio | Magdalo My government cannot remain indifferent in view of such a violent and aggressive seizure of a portio
10 59177 Bush, George W. I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees.
11 65726 Yosef, Ovadia There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Tora
12 55193 Parrilla, Spain All the people of the world are in the International Brigades at the side of the Spanish people.
13 78876 Cox, Jim

Reformers will better rectify any inadequacies they detect in the market by reaping the profits a

14 58770 Santorum, Rick Instead of giving your children more things, give them more time.
15 24578 Agamemnon My dear Menelaus, why are you so chary of taking men's lives? Did the Trojans treat you as handsomel
16 55531 Barboncito My friends, my brothers! I know why you are coming to cross the river . . . our land is hungry, and
17 49756 U. S. Congress it shall not be lawful to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a posse comitatus, or
18 67689 Harmsworth, Esmond Cecil | Rothermere, Lord I urge all British young men and women to study closely the progress of the Nazi regime in Germany.
19 60234 Kennedy, John F.

When power narrows the areas of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity

20 7095 Portuguese Proverb There's no compassion like the penny.
21 60448 Patton, George S. Jr. They are a scurvy race and simply savages. We could beat hell out of them.
22 74209 Churchill, Winston That’s right Clement. Every time you see something big, you want to nationalize it.
23 29352 Scalia, Antonin Individuals who have been wronged by unlawful racial discrimination should be made whole; but under
24 21704 Heine, Heinrich None is so crazy but that he may find a crazier comrade who will understand him.
25 22558 Hungate, William Come, come, come and play spy with me,
Down at the old Watergate;
Come, come, come live
26 47369 Macleod, Ian We now have the worst of both worlds – not just inflation on the one side or stagnation on the oth
27 74047 Riesman, David The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different;
28 79640 Valla, Lorenzo Without history one remains always a child.
29 24576 Suleiman the Magnificent … seated on a golden throne, receive the homage of the viziers and the beys; massacre of 2,000 pri
30 25615 Lenin, Nikolai | Lenin, Vladimir Illich Ulyanov [Advocating a revolution against the Karenski provisional government:] All power to the Soviet of W
31 10353 Izard, Ralph His Rotundity
32 68895 Iran Confectioners Union Given the insults by Danish newspapers against the prophet, as of now the name of Danish pastries wi
33 56185 Kasparov, Gary The election in Russia was free but not very fair.
34 45554 Queipo de Llano, Gonzalo Our valiant legionnaires and Regulares have shown what it is to be a man to the reds and their women
35 18415 Eisenhower, Dwight D. | Moos, Malcolm In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whethe
36 15815 Churchill, Winston The last time you and I sat across a conference table in Potsdam [July-August, 1945], I must confess
37 19540 Freud, Clement [Referring to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher:] Attila the Hen.
38 39021 Gonzales, Juan A Dominican kitchen worker in New York City can make more money than a Dominican doctor working in t
39 57028 Breitkreuz, Garry In the 1950s, buggery was a criminal offence. Now it's a requirement to receive benefits from the fe
40 21715 Helms, Jesse All Latins are volatile people.
41 75395 Frederick, Karl T. I have never believed in the general practice of carrying weapons. I seldom carry one. ... I do not
42 17215 Dawes, Henry L. [Commenting on the status of the Cherokee Indians:] They have got as far as they can go, because th
43 73827 Lewis, Sinclair Except for half a dozen in each town the citizens are proud of that achievement of ignorance which i
44 65264 Sorensen, Theodore The best way to study about speech writing is to read great speeches.
45 25448 Law, John Let's call down God's power on the media.

[The cardinal was distressed that the media
46 68881 Galloway, Joseph … persons, whose design, from the beginning of their opposition to the Stamp Act, was to throw off
47 63749 London Times Heavy Fog In Channel. Continent Cut Off.
48 24166 DeWitt, John L. There have been incidents of sabotage and there have been 793 instances of signaling to submarines o
49 30644 Chinese Proverb The way to fame goes through the palaces, the way to happiness does through the markets, the way to
50 58873 Stevens, John L. In truth the monarchy here is an absurd anachronism. It has nothing on which it logically or legitim
51 23086 Jaurès, Jean Leon Capitalism carries in itself war, like clouds carry rain.
52 47141 Beecham, Sir Thomas Sounds like two skeletons copulating on a corrugated tin roof.
53 74227 Rustin, Bayard Until the Negro votes on a large scale, we will have to rely more and more on mass direct action as
54 17331 Debs, Eugene V. What is socialism? Merely Christianity in action.
55 21202 Hanna, Mark A. If it is commercialism to want the possession of a strategic point [The Philippines] giving the Amer
56 67616 Ataturk, Kemal

As far as I’m concerned, the senior commanders of the Ottoman empire are useless. For me, the

57 63464 Long, Huey P. Anyone here own 4 suits? Three suits? Even 2 suits? Well J. P. Morgan has over 100 suits, each one
58 47140 Bracken, Brendan You Bollinger Bolshevik, you ritzy Robespierre, you lounge-lizard Lenin. Look at you, swilling Max
59 73341 Long, Huey P. You tell that imperial bastard in Mississippi to keep out of Louisiana. Tell that son of a bitch th
60 66309 Marshall, John Georgia is a part of a large empire; she is a member of the American Union. That Union has a Constit
61 67557 Inter-Allied Commission of Enquiry There is a systematic plan of destruction of Turkish villages and extinction of the Moslem populatio
62 79004 Blackwell, Henry

It is literally true... that an attempt is beng mad to exterminate the whole armenian race and pu

63 20317 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von You must either conquer and rule or lose and serve, suffer or triumph, and be the anvil or the hamme
64 26484 Harald Hardrada Treason must be stopped by fair means of foul.
65 38986 Gladstone, William Ewart [In 1839 opium was the leading commodity internationally traded in the world. The Chinese told the
66 44019 Duggan, Stephen Pierce [In 1948 in the midst of the Red Scare the HUAC and its Senate counterpart had started to hound a fo
67 47888 Pierce, William Leigh Every Government has certain moral and physical qualities engrafted in their very nature,-one operat
68 56791 DeWitt, John L. Racial affiliations are not severed by migration. The Japanese race is an enemy race and while many
69 68077 Agustin I | Iturbide, Agustin de I was the depository of the will of the Mexicans
70 31179 Varro, Marcus Terentius There are bred certain minute creatures which cannot be seen by the eyes, which float in the air and
71 44679 Azouri, Najib [There are two movements ongoing:] the awakening of the Arab nation, and the effort of the Jews to r
72 47815 Edward III Because many sound beggars do refuse to labour so long as they can live from begging alms, giving th
73 61364 Dalrymple, Theodore Mrs Thatcher was a mirror-image Marxist. Everything that Marx abhorred she thought was good
74 57989 Lehmann, Herman I learned to hate my own people and their effeminate ways.
75 69516 Mehmed II

The city and the buildings are mine; but I resign to your valor the captives and the spoil, the t

76 46988 Fillmore, Millard Peace at any price
77 72724 Treptow, Martin America must win this war. Therefore, I will work, I will save, I will sacrifice, I will endure, I w
78 69457 O'Connor, Feargus We believe this is a most ill-judged and suicidal act ... from which we should emerge only through b
79 64358 Brissot, Jacques Pierre It is better to make our enemy's country the theater of war than our own.
80 56735 Wise, Stephen S. In his lifetime Lincoln was maligned and traduced, but detraction during a man's lifetime affords no
81 60383 3rd Earl of Kingston | Russell, Bertrand

It takes time and effort and preparation to think. Statesmen are far too busy making speeches to

82 61189 Gorelick, Jamie We had been at war since 1992, only we didn’t know it.
83 64087 Karadzic, Vuk Stefanovic The Serbs have the greatest people on the planet.
84 49940 Frick, Henry Clay I do not think I will die, but whether I do or not, the company will pursue the same policies.
85 48852 Redwood, John The Conservative Party is a tax cutting party or it is nothing.
86 43169 Bell, Daniel The nation-state has become too small for the big problems of life and too big for the small problem
87 58117 McCain, John III Even Adolph Eichmann got a trial.
88 59689 Oliver, Peter If we review the List of those Heroes who compose Congresses, Committees, mock Government, & the chi
89 56613 Warren, Earl All political ideas cannot and should not be channeled into the programs of our two major parties. H
90 58604 Guillotin, Joseph Ignace The mechanism falls like thunder. Blood spurts. The man is no more.
91 64332 Tum, Rigoberta Menchu There is no peace without justice;
There is no justice without fairness;
There is no fai
92 67718 Vidal, Gore The function of the New York Times is to enter the battlefield after the battle is over and shoot th
93 28029 Mercredi, Ovide We want the same standard of life Canadians enjoy and take for granted.
94 48993 Dill, Jordan S. I am one of the forgotten (in this land), one of the faceless ones, a Native American. I am One from
95 44319 Chua, Amy L. Western-style redistributive programs—progressive taxation, social security, unemployment insuranc
96 51352 Hamilton, Alexander The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They
97 21206 Hanna, Mark A. The Republicans have received a clear mandate to govern the country in the interest of business expa
98 80762 Carleton, James H. All Indian men of that tribe are to be killed whenever and wherever you can find them…. If the Ind
99 71485 Vidal, Gore This is an eternal war against terrorism. It’s like a war on dandruff.
100 18780 Erlichman, John You can't have fifteen people coming together to give the president advice in a Cabinet session. Th