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Adam Smith
The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Defense is superior to opulence.
Adam Smith
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What kind of world is this that can send machines to Mars and does nothing to stop the killing of a human being?
Jose Saramago
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Adam Smith
Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Mankind are animals that makes bargains, no other animal does this.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
All money is a matter of belief.
Adam Smith
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Adam Smith
Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things.
Adam Smith
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Build your reputation by helping other people build theirs.
Anthony D'Angelo
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A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer.
Anton Chekhov
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Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
Mwai Kibaki
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You cannot run faster than a bullet.
Idi Dada
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We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
Abdoulaye Wade
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A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
Abdoulaye Wade
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Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
Abdoulaye Wade
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We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.
Abdoulaye Wade
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The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way, wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.
Abdoulaye Wade
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We therefore must keep the faith, despite the defeat of policies, because men pass with their policies whilst generations follow each other.
Abdoulaye Wade
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Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
Abdoulaye Wade
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Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
Taslima Nasrin
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Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence, neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen, shall be existing with no end.
Hun Sen
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Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
C. Forbes
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John Paul
Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.
John Paul
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Swami Vivekananda
Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Swami Vivekananda
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Cervantes Saavedra
Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Cervantes Saavedra
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Soren Kierkegaard
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
Soren Kierkegaard
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The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation.
Tran Luong
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