To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
~ George Orwell (June 25, 1903 - January 21, 1950)
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There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt
~ Niccolo Machiavelli (May 03, 1469 - June 21, 1527)
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There is no such thing as death. In nature nothing dies. From each sad remnant of decay, some forms of life arise so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it.
~ Charles Mackay (October 15, 1867 - November 19, 1935)
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I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
~ Henry Miller (December 26, 1891 - June 07, 1980)
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Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay
~ Jiddu Krishnamurti (May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986)
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Here the free spirit of mankind, at length,Throws its last fetters off; and who shall placeA limit to the giant's unchained strength,Or curb his swiftness in the forward race?
~ William Cullen Bryant (November 03, 1794 - June 12, 1878)
We got this: 'Rings are in. Come down and pick them up.' And if you weren't in town, they would come and mail them to you.
~ Rocky Bleier
The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
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