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Retro Quote – Henry Van Dyke

“Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.”

Henry Van Dyke

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Retro Quote – Barbara Jordan

“Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.”
Barbara Jordan

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Retro Quote – Abraham Lincoln

“If my name ever goes down into history, it’ll be for this act, and my whole soul is in it.”

Abraham Lincoln, upon signing the Emancipation Proclamation on New Year’s Day 1865

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Retro Quote – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Just as nonviolence exposed the ugliness of racial injustice, so must the infection and sickness of poverty be exposed and healed.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Retro Quote – Fred Hampton

“Nothing is more important than stopping fascism, because fascism will stop us all.”

Fred Hampton

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Retro Quote – Richard Bach

“There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.”

Richard Bach

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Retro Quote – Kate Chopin

“Perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one’s life.”

Kate Chopin

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Retro Quote – Theodore Roosevelt

“Patriotism means to stand by the country.  It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official.”

Theodore Roosevelt

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Retro Quote – Voltaire

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”

Voltaire

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Retro Quote – Jerry Spinelli

“Why fit in when you’re born to stand out?”

Jerry Spinelli

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