„b>Emperors must make their own rules.</b“

—  Lindsey Davis, livro The Silver Pigs

The Silver Pigs

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—  Hans-Hermann Hoppe, livro Democracy: The God That Failed

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„B. B. King is no match for Johann Sebastian Bach.“

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„If one proves the equality of two numbers a and b by showing first that a \leqq b and then that a \geqq b, it is unfair; one should instead show that they are really equal by disclosing the inner ground for their equality.“

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