Category Archives: History

Retro Quote – Ray Bradbury

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture.  Just get people to stop reading them.”

Ray Bradbury

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Retro Quote – Wendell Berry

“You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.”

Wendell Berry

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Retro Quote – Booker T. Washington

“I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.”

Booker T. Washington

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Retro Quote – Emiliano Zapata

“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees”

Emiliano Zapata

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Retro Quote – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Retro Quote – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Retro Quote – Thomas Jefferson

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”

Thomas Jefferson

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Retro Quote – Vincent van Gogh

“The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.”

Vincent van Gogh

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Retro Quote – Dale Carnegie

“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.”

Dale Carnegie

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Retro Quote – Arundhati Roy

“Pity the nation that has to silence its writers for speaking their minds… Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice while communal killers, mass murderers, corporate scamsters, looters, rapists and those who prey on the poorest of the poor, roam free.”

Arundhati Roy

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