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Ten Random Quotes

"Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air."
Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs."
Vance Havner

"Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself."
Francis Meehan

"It hurts the spirit, somehow, to read the word environments, when the plural means that there are so many alternatives there to be sorted through, as in a market, and voted on."
Lewis Thomas

"We're dirty pop. It's a trend now, but we were the first ones to do it!"
Justin Timberlake

"To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!"
H. L. Mencken

"A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts."
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

"Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence."
Hannah Arendt

"Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health."
Thomas Tusser

"Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches."
John Locke

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