The function of government ought to be: make sure you have good water to drink, somebody picking up the garbage, good roads to drive on, enough electricity to turn your light bulbs and your record player on, and whatever smaller amounts of regulatory assistance is necessary to make this society work. Interview with this submitter New York City 5/08/1980

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The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.

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There is more stupidity then hydrogen in the universe and it has a longer shelf life.

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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

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A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.

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Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

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Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence. 1922 Circuit House speech (court) charged with "attempting to disaffect towrds his majestys government"

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Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.

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Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest. _Gandhi An Autobiography_ page 446

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An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. (attributed)

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