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Many people believe that the current system must inevitably end in total annihilation. They reject, sometimes very emotionally, any attempts to analyze this notion.

Herman Kahn

Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy , for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning , poverty forces us to practice .


The nature of the hybrid research/design model means that we often can see design efforts as attempts not to concretize the outcomes of research but instead to justify, promote, or initiate them

Paul Dourish

A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort, or enslaves him, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment ... is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule.

Ayn Rand

The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats.

Norman Finkelstein

I did not realize at the time, as I have discovered since, that anyone who attempts any thing original in this world must expect a bit of ridicule. Clarence Birdseye

Mark Kurlansky

“We believed that [in earlier attempts to pass such a proposal] we got bogged down by having those specifically included in the wording,”

Ray Freeman

The American Way is an amalgam of our compassion, our strengths, our failings and our attempts to build a better world, a more perfect union.

J. Michael Straczynski

The private sector is creating a miracle a day, even as the stuff that government attempts is failing left and right.

Llewellyn Rockwell

The work of an artist who attempts lovingly to embrace reality, will ring false, will degenerate into kitsch.

Karsten Harries