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Israel is the only country in the Middle East where Arabs can be elected to the parliament in a democratic election.
Adam Michnik
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Americans could never understand the difference between the right and the left in Germany, but they knew that Hitler should be defeated!
Adam Michnik
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I think it's always dangerous to make political arguments in a religiously ideological way. And it's very dangerous to treat as traitors to the American nation those who think differently.
Adam Michnik
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If you're powerful, you are much more likely to be blind and deaf to signals from outside.
Adam Michnik
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Poland is an ally of the United States of America. It was our duty to show that we are a reliable, loyal, and predictable ally. America needed our help, and we had to give it.
Adam Michnik
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I washed a sock. Then I put it in the dryer. When I took it out, it was gone.
Rod Schmidt
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History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Abba Eban
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Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
Abba Eban
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Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
Abba Eban
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I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
Abba Eban
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The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
Abba Eban
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If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
Abba Eban
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Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.
Abba Eban
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Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game.
Paul Rodriguez
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Adam Smith
The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster.
Adam Smith
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Jiddu Krishnamurti
A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Germaine Greer
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Germaine Greer
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Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
Denis Diderot
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The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.
Marshall McLuhan
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We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
Wangari Maathai
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Adam Smith
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Adam Smith
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