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A Quote by Alex Doherty on departure, god, guidance, happiness, heart, people, power, prayer, strength, and work

Orchards Smiling through departed leaves, Like diamond sapphires in evening sun Hang ripening fruit and from the eaves Grey sparrows make unending run, Oh happy land, Bless thy fertile soil, Oh happy people born to work and prayer, With God to guide and strength to toil, With heart and help goes will and power.

Alex Doherty

Source: Autumn Leaves

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on morality and people

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on facts, fighting, manners, morality, nature, and people

Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on holidays, needs, people, and reality

Reality, however utopian, is something from which people feel the need of taking pretty frequent holidays.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Brave New World

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A Quote by Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus Alcuin of York on enthusiasm and people

If many people follow your enthusiastic endeavours, perhaps a new Athens might be created in the land of the Franks, or rather a much better one.

Albinus Flaccus Alcuinus (735 - 804)

Source: Letter to Charlemagne, March 799.

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A Quote by Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus Alcuin of York on driving, faith, force, men, people, and religion

Men can be attracted but not forced to the faith. You may drive people to baptism, (but) you won't move them one step further in religion.

Albinus Flaccus Alcuinus (735 - 804)

Source: 12,000 Religious Quotations, by Frank S. Mead, 1989.

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A Quote by Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus Alcuin of York on insanity, listening, and people

Nor should we listen to those who say "The voice of the people is the voice of Cod, " for the turbulence of the mob is always close to insanity.

Albinus Flaccus Alcuinus (735 - 804)

Source: Epistle 127, letter to Charlemagne, 800 A.D.

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A Quote by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi de Nagyrapolt on facts, future, interest, investment, life, losing, mankind, military, money, necessity, needs, people, problems, purpose, simplicity, solution, soul, stability, universe, war, wishes, and world

Our nervous system developed for one sole purpose, to maintain our lives and satisfy our needs. All our reflexes serve this purpose. this makes us utterly egotistic. With rare exceptions people are really interested in one thing only: themselves. Everybody, by necessity, is the center of his own universe. When the human brain took its final shape, say, 100,000 years ago, problems and solutions must have been exceedingly simple. There were no long-range problems and man had to grab any immediate advantage. The world has changed but we are still willing to sell more distant vital interests for some minor immediate gains. Our military industrial complex, which endangers the future of mankind, to a great extent owes its stability to the fact that so may people depend on it for their living. This holds true for all of us, including myself. When I received the Nobel Prize, the only big lump sum of money I have ever seen, I had to do something with it. The easiest way to drop this hot potato was to invest it, to buy shares. I knew World War II was coming and I was afraid that if I had shares which rise in case of war, I would wish for war. So I asked my agent to buy shares which go down in the event of war. This he did. I lost my money and saved my soul.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (1893 - 1986)

Source: Albert Szent-Györgyi, The Crazy Ape, Grosset and Dunlap, New York, 1971, p 72.

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A Quote by Albert Gallatin on individuality, majorities, and people

Albert Gallatin to Alexander Addison, Oct 7, 1789, MS. in N.Y. Hist. Soc.-A.G. Papers. The whole of that Bill of Rights is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals. . . . It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.

Albert Gallatin

Source: Halbrook, Stephen P., That Every Man Be Armed:The Evolution of a Constitutional Right, Univ of New Mexico Press, 1984

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on environment, people, opinions, and prejudice

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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