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'The Government cannot be concerned any longer with outmoded penological theories....Common criminals...can best be dealt with on a purely curative basis. Kill the criminal reflex, that’s all.'
-: [ Clockwork Orange (1962) ]
~ Anthony Burgess | ( English author. ) | 1917-1933 | Crime
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'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Action
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A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | Books
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A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | Death
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A Conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
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A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Consistency
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A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Destiny
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A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | War
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A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Humor
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A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Politics
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A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Abuse
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A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Greatness
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A Judge may be a farmer; but he is not to geld his own pigs. A Judge may play a little at cards for his own amusement; but he is not to play at marbles, or chuck farthing in the Piazza.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Judgment
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A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Adventure
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A majority is always better than the best repartee.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Politics
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A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
~ D. H. Lawrence | (English writer. ) | 1885-1930 | Religion
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A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
~ Aldous Huxley | ( British author. ) | 1894-1963 | Free Will
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A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
~ Sir Thomas Browne | (English author. ) | 1605-1682 | Truth
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A man ought to read just as his inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Books
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A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Food
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A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting drunk.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Alcoholism
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