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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

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The male sex still constitute in many ways the most obstinate vested interest one can find. Francis Aungier

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Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses. Georges Bernanos

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Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'. Lin Biao

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Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture. David Bohm

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Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate. Olympia Brown

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Self-love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good; but, our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed, self-love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it. Joseph Butler

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The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from other disciplinary centers and which, together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities. Judith Butler

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If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins. John Bates Clark

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Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected. Martin Van Creveld

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Abatement in the hostility of one's enemies must never be thought to signify they have been won over. It only means that one has ceased to constitute a threat. Quentin Crisp

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The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula. Herbert Croly

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The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. Epictetus

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Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man. Jean Genet

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The current neglect of the problem can only irritate this deplorable state of affairs. The Black Muslims should constitute a warning to our society, a warning that must be heeded if we are to preserve the society. Andrew Goodman

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Plumage features constitute a major component of courtship signals. Peter R. Grant

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If the September 11 terror attack is supposed to constitute a caesura in world history, it must be able to stand comparison to other events of world historical impact. Jurgen Habermas

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The years from about eight to twelve constitute a unique period of human life. G. Stanley Hall

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Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. Thomas Jefferson

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Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains. Thomas Jefferson

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One precedent creates another and they soon accumulate and constitute law. What yesterday was a fact, today is doctrine. Junius

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Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge. Immanuel Kant

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These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace, but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive measures ever adopted by nations. Frank B. Kellogg

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Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops. Corliss Lamont

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Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science. Ernest Lawrence

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