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Arab civilizations had been of an abstract nature, moral and intellectual rather than applied; and their lack of public spirit made their excellent private qualities futile. They were fortunate in their epoch: Europe had fallen barbarous; and the memory of Greek and Latin learning was fading from men's minds.

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Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
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If you would have watched her from the roof, you would have seen a broad gr

If you would have watched her from the roof, you would have seen a broad grin over her face.
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I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least";

I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe — "That government is best which governs not
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A bloody sword is a beautiful thing.

A bloody sword is a beautiful thing.
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You get to a certain age and you can't judge yourself on your dad or your p

You get to a certain age and you can't judge yourself on your dad or your parents.
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That’s because it is cruel, Obi-Wan,” Anakin snapped. “Cruel and unfeeling

That’s because it is cruel, Obi-Wan,” Anakin snapped. “Cruel and unfeeling and unworthy of the Jedi Order.” He was so like Qui-Gon. This was like arguing with a ghost.
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This was the first piece to the whole story—the beginning.

This was the first piece to the whole story—the beginning.
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I grew up here, and it's always been a very diverse community. So for peopl

I grew up here, and it's always been a very diverse community. So for people to come out and say that there's some long-standing anger or there's a history of racial tension is absolutely ridiculous. There's not a black-white divide in Ferguson.
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An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity a pessimist sees a calam

An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
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A wife encourages her husband's egoism in order to exercise her own.

A wife encourages her husband's egoism in order to exercise her own.
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Revolutions are not about trifles but spring from trifles.

Revolutions are not about trifles but spring from trifles.
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Coincidence is God's way of staying anonymous.

Coincidence is God's way of staying anonymous.
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