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Top 100 Quotes About Free Thinking

#1. Our confession will either imprison us or set us free. Our confession is the result of our believing, and our believing is the result of our right or wrong thinking. - Author: Kenneth E. Hagin
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#2. I'm trying to think of other ones. Oh, yeah, I'd say - somebody would buy something and we'd say, and because you are our hundredth customer today, you get a free paperback. - Author: Steve Martin
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#3. I actually think that craft service was the reason I got into acting: the free food. I literally remember on my first job being like, "Yes! I get to have craft service every day!" - Author: Blake Lively
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#4. One must not align himself with the beliefs that limit his thinking; free from all beliefs and superstitions; we all make difference. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#5. We who walk the narrow line have stood for free thinking for thousands of years. Let us continue balancing within the world as we try to understand the space between. - Author: Dean Potter
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#6. As far as what people think of me, maybe my stuff should just be put online for free downloads when I'm gone. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#7. Germany will never be a real, free thinking and free feeling friend of Israel, because it will always fall under this shadow. - Author: Daniel Barenboim
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#8. (In response to Java) Anybody who thinks a little 9,000-line program that's distributed free and can be cloned by anyone is going to affect anything we do at Microsoft has his head screwed on wrong. - Author: Bill Gates
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#9. We still think of air as free. But clean air is not free, and neither is clean water. The price tag on pollution control is high. Through our years of past carelessness we incurred a debt to nature, and now that debt is being called. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#10. What a funny old world,
Thinking they could cage her,
& make her fear her future;
Apprently they didn't know her well enough,
The cage, gave her wings to fly. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#11. My life and work have been far from free of blemish, and so I think it would be unpardonable for a biographer not to dish up the dirt. - Author: William Styron
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#12. When I dream about music, or think about music, by myself, I try to be as free as possible and allow my creative mind full reign. - Author: John Dieterich
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#13. When I think of ages past That have floated down the stream Of life and love and death, I feel how free it makes us To pass away. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#14. Successful people are always thinking about what they can do to move to the next level. Initiative is the drive to do it - to take the first step, and then the next step. The great thing about initiative - is that it's free and available to everyone. - Author: Maria Bartiromo
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#15. Music has the potential and the capability to create something much bigger ... it has the capability to be completely free, to do anything. And I think you limit that idea when you put yourself in front of it, in a way. - Author: Karin Dreijer Andersson
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#16. Find a space where you can be creative and a place where you are open for free thinking, you want to enjoy what you are doing and do what you are best at. - Author: David Karp
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#17. The mind can atrophy, like the muscles, if it is not used. - Author: Mortimer J. Adler
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#18. Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks he is free. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#19. Black is an old wrinkled-face queen sitting on a porch while rocking away her last days, thinking of her grandchildren
Black is the old lady's grandchildren yelling "Revolution!" so that their grandmother would die free - Author: Umar Bin Hassan
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#20. I think the thing that is hard for a lot of bands is that there is a lot of free music out there. - Author: Jason Wade
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#21. Here's what the kids get. They get free McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken for a year, and 52 six-packs of Pepsi. And I'm thinking, well, actually, it might be healthier if they were taking steroids. - Author: David Letterman
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#22. Socialists eat their children. The poets, artists, and radicals are murdered first once statists come into power. Statists abhor free thinking. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#23. Who is respectable when thinking himself alone and free from observation will be so before the eye of all the world. - Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater
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#24. The world needs the kind of education by means of which character is formed, strength of the mind is increased and the human intellect is expanded beyond its own limits. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#25. I realized that as a thinking person his advantage lay precisely in his lack of formal education. Nobody told him what to think, and thus he was free to think clearly. - Author: Peter Hessler
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#26. Just practice good, do good for others, without thinking of making yourself known so that you may gain reward. Really bring benefit to others, gaining nothing for yourself. This is the primary requisite for breaking free of attachments to the Self. - Author: Dogen
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#27. One of the great dangers on the spiritual path is that the ego becomes spiritualized. The ego loves to think of itself as spiritually evolved. It is just another way that it manages to feel important and in control. It is very difficult to free yourself from an enlightened ego. - Author: Leonard Jacobson
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#28. Our forefathers found the evils of free thinking more to be endured than the evils of inquest or suppression. This is because thoughtful, bold and independent minds are essential to the wise and considered self-government. - Author: Robert H. Jackson
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#29. I think we are in fact, losing free speech. We don't seem to care though. Many of us don't seem to notice. We will have to do a lot of work to bring back the American way to America. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#30. The passage is free for those who think you are not good enough for them: at your level, I think the best option is to sit back, relax and listen to a cool music, while watching them pack out of your life, and that's when you feel the intense release from the pit of hell. - Author: Michael Bassey
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#31. When I'm alcohol-free now and even to see the world around me, I appreciate it, but I never truly enjoy too much of it maybe because I feel like I'm a working musician. There are some joyous moments, but I will not think a joyous moment. - Author: Stan Getz
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#32. When you hear of a notorious sinner, instead of thinking you do well to be angry, beg of Jesus Christ to convert, and make him a monument of his free grace. - Author: George Whitefield
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#33. Many think, because your skins are tinged with a sable hue, that you are an inferior race of beings; but God does not consider you as such ... he hath made all men free and equal. Then why should one worm say to another, 'Keep you down there, while I sit up yonder; for I am better than thou? - Author: Maria W. Stewart
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#34. All Citizens United did was to level the playing field for corporate speech. We now have, I think, the most free and open system we've had in modern times. - Author: Mitch McConnell
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#35. It's amazing how once the mind is free of emotional pollution, logic and clarity emerge. - Author: Clyde DeSouza
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#36. Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#37. She still felt like a punked-out, faux-leather-wearing, free-thinking Bratz doll in a sea of Pretty Princess of Preppyland Barbies. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#38. If you think that you are bound, you remain bound; you make your own bondage. If you know that you are free, you are free this moment. This is knowledge, knowledge of freedom. Freedom is the goal of all nature. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#39. People think you can get out your canvas and paint any time you have a free moment. You can't. Commercial art and painting are entirely different. Painting takes a different mental approach. You have to get the right attitude, the right mood. - Author: Pierre Alechinsky
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#40. A man's free will cannot cure him even of the toothache, or a sore finger; and yet he madly thinks it is in its power to cure his soul. - Author: Augustus Toplady
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#41. Antiliberals endlessly berate their enemies for "instrumental thinking." But they do not clearly explain the evil of producing better goods at a lower cost. - Author: Stephen Holmes
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#42. Our life is determined for us
and it makes the mind very free when we give up wishing, and only think of bearing what is laid upon us, and doing what is given us to do. - Author: George Eliot
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#43. To promote "learning-by-being," we can encourage people to engage in unstructured and free-spirited approaches, promoting lateral thinking rather than vertical problem solving. - Author: Matt Ratto
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#44. Common sense has less to do with free thinking
than it has to do with "right thinking. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#45. I don't think anyone is free - Author: Graham Sutherland
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#46. The majority of India's adult and elderly population is too medieval to think as civilized, rational and progressive human beings. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#47. Living in a country with lots of problems is living in Hell! Unless you create your own heaven where you can think freely, work freely, breath freely and rise freely, you too burn in that Hell! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#48. Human beings, in their thinking, feeling and acting are not free agents but are as causally bound as the stars in their motion. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#49. I think it's possible to be free in a big production. It's the eye of the director and the actor and the story ... - Author: Adam Driver
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#50. A thinking that approaches it objects openly, rigorously ... is also free toward its objects in the sense that it refuses to have rules prescribed to it by organized knowledge. It ... rends the veil with which society conceals them, and perceives them anew. - Author: Theodor Adorno
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#51. What I'm thinking about more and more these days is simply the importance of transparency, and Jefferson's saying that he'd rather have a free press without a government than a government without a free press. - Author: Esther Dyson
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#52. But Grace quite likes the fact that you can think something is one way all your life, and it turns out you're wrong, it can be something else entirely. It makes her feel free. Nothing is rigid. Things change. You can change your mind. You can change your thinking. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#53. That there is little hope of international order or lasting peace so long as every country is free to employ whatever measures it thinks desirable in its own immediate interest, however damaging they may be to others, needs little emphasis now. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#54. I think that the essence of a free and civilized society is that everything in it should be subject to criticism, that all forms of authority, should be treated with a certain reservation. - Author: Malcolm Muggeridge
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#55. The only real radicalism in our time will come as it always has - from people who insist on thinking for themselves and who reject party-mindedness. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#56. The Magistrate suffered from the disability of a free-thinking turn of mind and from a life that was barren and dreary to match. - Author: J.G. Farrell
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#57. The shift in my thinking began when I realized that truth sets us free and that Jesus is the truth. In - Author: Neil T. Anderson
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#58. Abundant free time to thinking about death. Whenever you - Author: John Green
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#59. Technology is probably the single biggest driver of productivity gains for the developed countries. For example, I think it's much more important than free trade. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#60. I think the Internet has hurt music more than it has helped it. The idea of giving music away for free just bothers me. And, when one band or artist gives it away, it devalues the rest of the product from those who would like to make some money or a living from it. - Author: Steve Mahoney
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#61. I can think of few more worthy achievements than keeping a library alive and well for a century. As far as I am concerned, one of the absolute backbones of a free society and a democracy is the library offering access to a treasure house of information to all. - Author: Gillian Roberts
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#62. To those who think that liberty is a good thing, and that it may someday be possible for people to live in a society fit for free, fully human individuals, a thorough education in the nature of language, its uses and abuses, seems indispensable. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#63. My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm-as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#64. I think animals should be free. There's so much other food out there that doesn't have to involve you in that cycle of pain and death. - Author: Zack De La Rocha
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#65. The superficiality of many is a result of deep fears. It takes spare time to think things out; it takes free time to mature. People in a hurry may not think well or mature well. The next best is a state of perpetual puerility. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#66. Regarding jam sessions: Jazz musicians are the only workers I can think of who are willing to put in a full shift for pay and then go somewhere else and continue to work for free. - Author: George Carlin
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#67. Until we are free to think for ourselves, our dreams are not free to unfold. - Author: Nancy Kline
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#68. I was so afraid to feel free to enjoy my own life if my mother was sick and suffering everyday of her's. I didn't think I had the right. - Author: Gene Wilder
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#69. The thought of only being a creature of the present and the past was troubling. I longed for a future too, with hope in it. The desire to be free, awakened my determination to act, to think, and to SPEAK. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#70. A lot of people think that as a player, during the lockout, you just have your whole day free. It's not like that - especially for me. I wake up everyday, train in the morning from 9 a.m. to about 2 p.m. Then I have a business meeting here, have to meet this person there, it's non-stop for me. - Author: Carmelo Anthony
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#71. I think Eleanor Roosevelt's so popular at Allenswood because it's the first time she is, number one, free. But it's the first time somebody really recognizes her own leadership abilities and her own scholarly abilities. - Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook
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#72. Every one has time if he likes. Business runs after nobody: people cling to it of their own free will and think that to be busy is a proof of happiness. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#73. I'm not a free trader, but I am a free trader, but I'm also a fare trader and a smart trader. I want to make sure that the United States gains something. So I think you would probably agree. - Author: Donald Trump
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#74. I think that I'm allowing girls to be really free with their sexuality. - Author: Miley Cyrus
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#75. Free software' is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of 'free' as in 'free speech,' not as in 'free beer'. - Author: Richard Stallman
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#76. There are two things you need if you are to uncover and communicate what is really happening in the world. One is to free of any dogmatic belief system. The second is not to give a damn what people think and say about you, or, at least, not to let that influence your decisions. - Author: David Icke
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#77. Though free to think and act, we are held together, like the stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable. These ties cannot be seen, but we can feel them. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#78. I think people loosely use the term 'free speech.' If the market wants to be such that people don't want to watch someone, so be it. - Author: Greta Van Susteren
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#79. I leave you free to be yourself: to think your thoughts, indulge your tastes, follow your inclinations, behave in ways that you decide are to your liking. - Author: Anthony De Mello
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#80. The far we can see, we are! It is time we lifted our eyes beyond the horizon of our present boundaries and see goodies ahead of us. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#81. If we do not allow free thinking in chemistry or biology, why should we allow it in morals or politics? - Author: Auguste Comte
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#82. I think one's musical life should be free and open to new experience in order to keep expanding your mind and horizons. - Author: Jim James
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#83. I don't think any human being is truly free. We're so tethered to our own insecurities and hampered by our fears and our prejudices. I think it's human nature that we're never going to be free. - Author: Emily Saliers
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#84. Gaiaguys are free to think for themselves, and since their translations of our texts - even if these are of a preliminary nature - are sought for by many people, we see no reason for withdrawing our permission. - Author: Billy Meier
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#85. Judging by his outlandish attire, he's some sort of free-thinking anarchist. - Author: Matt Groening
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#86. We're not so free that we don't have to listen to rules, and laws, and regulations. Those are important. But the spirit, the freedom of the spirit, that's what I think of American Dream, that we are free here to do what we want to do, what we set out to do. - Author: Martha Stewart
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#87. So far as a person thinks; they are free. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#88. I think you take whatever it is that you would do for free and you figure out the way to do it. - Author: Dana White
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#89. Only God can set the soul in bondage free. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#90. Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent quite a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time to thinking about death. - Author: John Green
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#91. I think the online space can be a free space, in that we are not reliant online on the publishing industry or readers who just don't get it. - Author: Kate Zambreno
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#92. I had been lying to myself, thinking I was free, thinking I had let him go. It didn't matter what he said or did, I'd never let him go. - Belly Conklin - Author: Jenny Han
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#93. I don't think of myself as old. Obviously I am - I have a free bus pass, I'm already a grandad, and my hip is giving me jip, so it's all telling me something I don't really want to hear. - Author: Roger Lloyd-Pack
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#94. I like to think
(it has to be!)
of a cybernetic ecology
where we are free of our labors
and joined back to nature,
returned to our mammal
brothers and sisters,
and all watched over
by machines of loving grace. - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#95. Men talk of freedom! How many are free to think? Free from fear, from perturbation, from prejudice? Nine hundred and ninety-nine in a thousand are perfect slaves. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#96. If you don't act now, the day is not far, that this beautiful planet of yours, which you call home, shall be turned into a dry barren wasteland by the blood-sucking fundamentalists. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#97. When you say you love me, it doesn't matter.
It goes into my head as just chit-chatter.
You may think it's egotistical or just worry-free,
But what you say, I take none of it seriously. - Author: MC Lyte
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#98. When human beings are scared and feel everything is exposed to the government, we will censor ourselves from free thinking. That's dangerous for human development. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#99. Nourish your reasoning skills my friend, they are the most effective tool you can ever have in the path of progress. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#100. God created the law of free will, and God created the law of cause and effect. And he himself will not violate the law. We need to be thinking less in terms of what God did and more in terms of whether or not we are following those laws. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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