Wisdom lines from literature

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    “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
    Aristotle, Metaphysics
     
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    “You’ll never have a quiet world until you knock the patriotism out of the human race.”

    George Bernard Shaw

    “When the rich make war it is the poor who die.”

    Jean-Paul Sartre
     
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    "The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will'."
    -David Copperfield
     
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    "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."

    -Mark Twain
     
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    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. - Ayn Rand

    Ayn Rand wrote Atlas Shrugged and the Fountainhead. There are movies about those books too if you guys are interested in it. She espoused the idea of the objectivism and it's subsequent movement.
     

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