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Quotations Related to George Gershwin

“Life is a lot like jazz… it’s best when you improvise.”
— George Gershwin

“True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.”
— George Gershwin

“Why should I limit myself to only one woman when I can have as many women as I want?”
— George Gershwin

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Quotations Related to Monopoly

“But no man has a monopoly of conscience.”
— Mary A. Ward

“A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.”
— Spiro T. Agnew

“Anyone who thinks they have a monopoly on truth, and there is only one way to see the world, always gets us into trouble.”
— Charles Schumer

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Quotations Related to Conquer

“All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.”
— Sun Tzu

“Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It’s not the fight that crowns us, but the end.”
— Robert Herrick

“Conquerors never, never conquer a nation to bring freedom. They brought control.”
— Ernst Zundel

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Quotations Related to Liberty

“Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought.”
— Lord Acton

“The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.”
— Hermann Hesse

“What light is to the eyes – what air is to the lungs – what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.”
— Robert Green Ingersoll

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Quotations Related to Debates

“But I do think its necessary to have debates.”
— Geraldine Ferraro

“Al Gore adopted three utterly different personas in three national presidential debates.”
— Rich Lowry

“In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.”
— John Stuart Mill

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Quotations Related to Flyers

“A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.”
— Joseph Conrad

“All my life, I’ve never been able to get enough airplanes. This will keep me flying every day.”
— Hoot Gibson

“And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career.”
— Duane G. Carey

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Quotations Related to Monuments

“Monuments are for the living, not the dead.”
— Frank Wedekind

“Instead of causing us to remember the past like the old monuments, the new monuments seem to cause us to forget the future.”
— Robert Smithson

“Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.”
— Thomas Fuller

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Quotations Related to Exploration

“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.”
— Frank Borman

“As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.”
— Laura Nyro

“Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration; just think how many bombs that would buy!”
— Craig Bruce

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Quotations Related to Warfare

“The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.”
— Samuel Richardson

“There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.”
— Sun Tzu

“The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.”
— Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Quotations Related to Warfare

“All warfare is based on deception.”
— Sun Tzu

“History has been the history of warfare.”
— Godfrey Reggio

“Air warfare is a shot through the brain, not a hacking to pieces of the enemy’s body.”
— J. F. C. Fuller

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