Quotes by Marquis de Sade, Aline et Valcour

Has not Nature proved, in giving us the strength necessary to submit them to our desires, that we have the right to do so?

Marquis de Sade, Aline et Valcour

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Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines.

Erich Fromm

Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.

Thomas Huxley

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

John Locke

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey

STAY is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.

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There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not

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