„What you need is sustained outrage… there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority.“

Última atualização 23 de Outubro de 2017. História
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Molly Ivins4
1944 - 2007

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„You need to take pride in what God has given you.“

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„On this account, people used to think me too much given to such pursuits, and far too inquisitive for my age: and they even suspected me, long before my beard was grown, of practising divination by means of the heavenly bodies.“

—  Julian (emperor) Roman Emperor, philosopher and writer 331 - 363

Upon the Sovereign Sun (362)
Contexto: From my earliest infancy I was possessed with a strange longing for the solar rays, so that when, as a boy, I cast my eyes upon the ethereal splendour, my soul felt seized and carried up out of itself. And not merely was it my delight to gaze upon the solar brightness, but at night also whenever I walked out in clear weather, disregarding all else, I used to fix my eyes upon the beauty of the heavens; so that I neither paid attention to what was said to me, nor took any notice of what was going on. On this account, people used to think me too much given to such pursuits, and far too inquisitive for my age: and they even suspected me, long before my beard was grown, of practising divination by means of the heavenly bodies. And. yet at that time no book on the subject had fallen into my hands, and I was utterly ignorant of what that science meant. But what use is it to quote these matters, when I have still stranger things to mention; if I should mention what I at that time thought about the gods? But let oblivion rest upon that epoch of darkness! How the radiance of heaven, diffused all round me, used to lift up my soul to its own contemplation! to such a degree that I discovered for myself that the moon's motion was in the opposite direction to that of the rest of the system, long before I met with any works giving the philosophy of such matters.

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„The world I believe is far too serious, and being far too serious, is it has need of a wise and merry philosophy.“

—  Lin Yutang, livro The Importance of Living

Fonte: The Importance of Living (1937), Ch. I : The Awakening, p. 13

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„The world has far too much morality.“

—  Steven Pinker psychologist, linguist, author 1954

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„After all, it is a common weakness of young authors to put too much into their papers.“

—  Ronald Fisher English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist 1890 - 1962

Contributions to Mathematical Statistics, New York: Wiley, 1950, p. 10.308a.
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„I think that if you get too close to the character, if you do too much historical research, you may find yourself defending your view of a character against the author's view, and I think that's terribly dangerous.“

—  Tim Curry English actor, voice artist, comedian and singer 1946

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„Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

"Education" http://books.google.com/books?id=iRAWAAAAYAAJ&q=%22Respect+the+child+Be+not+too+much+his+parent+Trespass+not+on+his+solitude%22&pg=PA116#v=onepage, Lectures and biographical sketches (1883), p.116

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„Whoever opined "Money can't buy you happiness" obviously had far too much of the stuff.“

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„All that is needed is direction, which could be given by men of far lower gifts than a Bonaparte. In a word, you want a Power-House, and then the age of miracles will begin“

—  John Buchan, livro The Power-House

Fonte: The Power-House (1916), Ch. 3 "Tells of a Midsummer Night"
Contexto: "It would scarcely be destruction," he replied gently. "Let us call it iconoclasm, the swallowing of formulas, which has always had its full retinue of idealists. And you do not want a Napoleon. All that is needed is direction, which could be given by men of far lower gifts than a Bonaparte. In a word, you want a Power-House, and then the age of miracles will begin."

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„Teach the child to respect that which is not respectable and you teach the child the first requirement of slavery: submission to unjust authority.“

—  Gerry Spence American lawyer 1929

Fonte: Give Me Liberty! (1998), Ch. 14 : The Magical Weapon : Withholding Permission to Be Defeated, p. 160
Contexto: Teach the child to respect that which is not respectable and you teach the child the first requirement of slavery: submission to unjust authority. Children are persons. They are small persons whose perfect souls have not yet been ground through the meat grinder of slavery.

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