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'A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction'

'All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.'

'Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative'

'He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that.'

'I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized.'

'I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.'

'In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny'

'One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests'

'Pleasure and freedom from pain, are the only things desirable as ends.'

'The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes.'

'The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine'

'The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.'

Born in Islington, London
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Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us and many of us much worse. - John Osborne
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