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7th October

Consumer capitalism has eaten up the Church, the state, trade unions, extended families, everywhere that people learn morality

Irvine Walsh

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.

Buddha

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock.

Orson Welles

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?

Scott Adams

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

Buddha

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